Professional Profile: Thomas Davis 2009

Thomas Davis - 2009

Name: Thomas Davis - 2009

Title: Executive Director

Company: The Greater New Bedford Industrial Foundation

Location: 227 Union St., New Bedford, Mass. 02740

Birthplace: Montpelier, Vt.

Family: Wife, Elizabeth; 2 children: Tom and Christie College: University of Michigan, BBA in Business & History; Northwestern University, MBA in Finance; Evans Scholar at University of Michigan; received Continental Grain Scholarship at Northwestern; Post Graduate studies at John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. First job unrelated to your current field: Exxon Corporation What your firm does now and its plans for the future: Since I became executive director, there have been 32 acquisitions of land and/or buildings in New Bedford Business Park; 15 existing companies have implemented expansions; and 11 companies have leased space in the park. Hobbies: Travel, hiking, bicycling, sailing, jogging, dancing, playing chess