Tom Moran joined West Marine as our Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President – Finance and Assistant Secretary in 2007. Tom brings to West Marine 20 years of experience and a demonstrated ability in strategic and financial planning, reporting, compliance and financial management.
Tom joined West Marine from ARAMARK Corporation, where he served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of ARAMARK's WearGuard-Crest division, a direct marketer of work apparel and uniforms. While there he led the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 documentation process, developed and implemented product-line reporting and analysis and implemented an Oracle financial reporting system.
Tom's prior experiences include Limited Brands, Inc. where he directed the financial activities and strategic planning for the Victoria’s Secret Division, CarMax Auto Superstores and he started at Kraft General Foods.
Tom shares the West Marine values, is very much a customer-focused leader and brings extensive practical experiences. His personal competence as a business analyst, broad thinker and strategist complement his financial disciplines, planning, reporting and compliance skills.
Tom is an avid boater, and he and his wife enjoy California's year-round boating season, exploring the sights of the Monterey Bay area. He is also active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties Inc.