Thomas C. Rajan
Senior VP, Strategic Leadership Development, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Thomas C. Rajan joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) in June 2014. In his role as the Senior Vice President, Strategic Leadership Development, Thomas is responsible for providing direction and oversight of the “next generation” leadership development programs designed to advance the performance capabilities of Boards and Executives at over 1,100 local Clubs across the United States and for all of BGCA’s National Headquarters Staff.

Prior to joining BGCA, Thomas had nearly 15 years of leadership experience in various industry and consulting roles at leading institutions. Most recently, Thomas was a management consultant with the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, serving clients across four continents on multiple topics in Organization, Strategy, Planning and Operations. As a core member of the North American leadership team of the Human Capital service line within McKinsey’s Organization Practice, Thomas led teams to design and deliver talent strategies and employee development programs for various clients, and helped develop field-and-forum programs of McKinsey Leadership Development that are offered to clients globally.

Additionally, Thomas served as the regional leader for McKinsey’s internal consultant training and development programs, leading the Summer Training Academy for new consultants and as core faculty for several ongoing consultant training programs and client capability-building workshops.

Prior to McKinsey, Thomas developed extensive experience in the aviation industry. Thomas was a Manager in the Network Planning group at US Airways (now American Airlines) where he was responsible for schedule planning and route optimization in US and international markets, as well as developing business cases for aircraft fleet purchase and renewal. He has also held roles in Financial Planning with The Boeing Company and in Customer Service and Operations with British Airways.

Thomas holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science (BS) Summa Cum Laude in Finance from Arizona State University.

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