Tom Crotty brings over 40 years of business, accounting and entrepreneurial experience to his role as Managing Director, Family Office Advisory in Ascent’s San Francisco Regional Office. Tom has worked with a variety of family and venture backed businesses, both internally as a C-level executive and owner as well as in the capacity of a trusted consultant. His background and skills, and his passion for growing successful organizations, makes him a valuable resource to Ascent families.
Tom earned his Bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University and an M.B.A. from Anderson’s Graduate School of Management at UCLA. A Certified Public Accountant, he has helped turn around struggling companies, grow new and established enterprises, and been a financial and management consultant to business owners in a number of industries.
Tom has also been extensively involved on Boards of Trustees for such non-profits as Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County and Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga where he served as President of the Board for each entity. Currently, Tom serves on the board of trustees for ALearn, Montalvo Arts Center (Chair of Finance) and for the Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County. He also serves on the Audit Committee for Catholic Charities.