Tom Goddard joined Lee Company in 2008 as IT director, and was promoted to vice president of information technology in 2016. In this role, he provides strategic technology vision and leadership, and directs the company’s significant and ongoing technology expansion. As part of his management and technical leadership, Tom oversees technology programs in all business operations.
Tom and his team bolster Lee Company’s reputation as a technology leader in our industry, continually enhancing systems in infrastructure, security, service desk, voice/data, CRM, ERP, BI, and manufacturing systems for both the service and project operations within Lee Company.
Prior to joining Lee Company, Tom worked as an independent IT consultant, providing strategic IT leadership, project management, and CIO-level services in both the U.S. and Europe. His clients were C-level executives in the manufacturing, engineering, life sciences, nuclear, distribution, and leasing industries. Previously, he worked at Wright Industries; he started with Wright after graduating college, and was promoted from design engineer to project manager to IT leadership.
- Years in Industry: 36
- Years with Lee Company: 13
- Education: BE, Mechanical Engineering, summa cum laude, Vanderbilt University