Dr. Tom Denham
Many in the higher education and business community regard Dr. Tom Denham as a leading authority and much-sought-after speaker on career development, marketing, entrepreneurship and work/life balance. His enthusiasm helps him to quickly connect with people and make an impact on them to take action.
Dr. Tom has over twenty five years of experience in career services including positions at Skidmore and Union Colleges, Harvard, St. Lawrence and Boston Universities. As the Director of the Siena College Career Center, students honored him as the 2000 Administrator of the Year.
He founded Careers In Transition LLC, a private practice in career services, which focuses on career counseling for individuals and consulting services for institutional clients in business, education and government. Dr. Tom also founded Northeast Public Radio’s award winning talk show, The Career Forum. He has appeared on more than 200 television and radio programs. He has published over 200 articles and writes a weekly career column for Albany.com and TimesUnion.com. He has been quoted in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, About.com, CareerBuilder.com, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times. He is a contributing writer for five books. Dr. Tom is also the Director of Career Counseling Initiatives for InternBridge.com
In 2006, he was selected as one of the Albany Business Review’s “40 Under Forty” honorees, that recognizes young professionals making a difference in business and in the community. The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce unanimously honored him as the 2008 Small Business Person of the Year.
Academically, Dr. Tom earned his bachelors from St. Lawrence University, his masters from Boston University and his doctorate from Nova Southeastern University.
Athletically, Dr. Tom has run the New York City Marathon in less than 4 hours. He has cycled 250 miles through the Adirondacks in less than 48 hours. He has climbed over 200 mountains including some of America’s most iconic peaks: Mt. Hood, Mt. Rainier, The Grand Teton, Mt. Shasta, Devils Tower, Half Dome, the Adirondack 46 and raised $17,000 for charity.