Tom O’Rourke joined NEQCA in 2017 as the Director of Communications and today, serves as Chief of Staff and Head of Communications. Tom sets communication vision and strategy and leads in the development and implementation of internal and external communication and marketing plans. Tom also supports the CEO and his senior leadership team with their executive communications needs and the fulfillment of commitments to the Board of Trustees and a variety of stakeholder and opinion leader groups. Prior to joining NEQCA, Tom spent 16 years at Fidelity Investments where his roles included Vice President of Education and Communications, VP of Communications/Corporate Services and Director of Public Affairs. Tom received his Bachelor’s degree in Communications from UMASS Amherst.