Dallas Regional Chamber

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  • Dale Petroskey
  • Hilda C. Galvan
  • John J. Stephens
  • Thomas W. Codd
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Thomas W. Codd

Immediate Past Chair of the Board


Tom Codd has served as PwC’s Vice Chairman, US Human Capital Leader in 2015-16. Previous roles included North Texas Managing Partner (2009-15), North Texas Assurance Leader (2007-08), Central Region Assurance Managing Partner (2006-07), Dallas Assurance Leader (2002-06), Dallas Private Company Services Leader (2003-06) and Southwest Region Middle Market Advisory Services Leader (1998-2003). Tom also served as an elected member of PricewaterhouseCoopers US Board of Partners and Principals from July 1, 2005 – June 30, 2011.

Tom has worked his entire career in serving public and private equity owned companies, ranging in size from multi-location companies to multinational corporations. He has significant merger, acquisition, divestiture and spin-off experience. He also has worked with many companies in the IPO and secondary offering processes.

Tom’s recent civic and community affiliations include The Catholic Foundation – Chairman of the Board of Trustees, SMU Cox School of Business Executive Board, The American Ireland Fund – US Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Boys & Girls Clubs of America – National Trustee, Southwest Region, Circle Ten Council/Boy Scouts of America – Honorary Board, SMU Athletic Forum – Board of Directors, Smurfit Graduate College of Business at UCD (Dublin, Ireland) – North American Advisory Board, Dallas Theater Center – Board; University of Dallas – Board, Dallas Regional Chamber – Board and Executive Committee, Member Dallas Citizens Council. Dallas Zoological Society (past Chairman), World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort-Worth – Board of Directors.

Tom was honored in Irish America Magazine’s Business 100 List annually from 2008 through 2014.

Tom is a graduate of Purdue University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Tom is a licensed CPA in Texas.

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  • Dallas Regional Chamber
  • Call Us 214-746-6600
  • 500 N. Akard Street
  • Suite 2600
  • Dallas, Texas 75201
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