Chief Executive Officer
The ELMA Philanthropies Services Inc.
Tom McPartland is the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of ELMA Philanthropies Services (US), Inc., ELMA Philanthropies Services (Africa) (Pty), Ltd., and ELMA Philanthropies Services (East Africa), Ltd., and brings to his role at ELMA a broad background of senior management positions in public and private business in the areas of media, technology, general management, investment banking, business and strategic development, intellectual property law and the negotiation of complex business transactions. Tom’s for-profit history includes leadership positions with the Redwood Capital Group, Liberty Digital/TCI Music (public company founder and former CEO), the Zomba Group of Companies (North America) and the Bertelsmann Entertainment Group (Worldwide Deputy General Counsel and Head of Business Development). Tom also brings to ELMA an extensive not-for-profit commitment through prior Board positions on the New York State Association of Independent Schools, The Cloud Forest School Foundation, the Russian Gift of Life (Co-Founder), the Green Vale School (former Board Chair), Old Westbury Gardens (Chairman, Cultural and Historic Preservation) and the Russian Children’s Welfare Society (past Board Member).