Tom Ziemba

Tom Ziemba

Global Employer Services Managing Director


Chicago - National Office



Executive Summary

Tom Ziemba has over 20 years of consulting and corporate experience in a number of industry segments. 
He assists clients in designing executive and board compensation programs and advises on leadership succession and ownership transition strategies.  Tom has advised CEOs, boards, and senior leadership on the development of strategies to manage C-suite programs, including executive compensation, governance, strategy, and management succession.

Prior to joining BDO, Tom held practice leader positions in various national consulting firms, including McGladrey, the Mercer Consulting Group, Mercer Delta, and the Executive Compensation and Performance Management Practice at KPMG.  He also held executive positions at Harris Bank in Chicago and the Campbell Soup Company.

Dr. Ziemba is the author of numerous articles and is a frequent speaker on building value-creating capabilities in organizations.

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Rainmaker Academy
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
WorldatWork (Compensation) 


Ph.D., Organizational Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology
M.S.I.R., Loyola University
B.S., Loyola University