Tom Fritsch — Bio

Tom Fritsch
Tom Fritsch is President of Gaines International│Allen Austin and heads Allen Austin’s Leadership Advisory practice. He consults with senior leadership teams worldwide, with a wide range of organizations – Fortune 500, mid-cap and privately-owned companies in oil & gas, energy, private equity, paper, manufacturing, infrastructure services and financial services. Since 2001, Tom and his teams have helped clients build high performing organizations and create over $6 billion of added enterprise value.


Before Allen Austin, Tom spent 11 years with Houston based management consulting firm, King, Chapman & Broussard as a senior partner. In addition, Tom has 25 years’ experience in energy and oil and gas services, including senior leadership roles with Dresser-Rand, Cooper Cameron, Stewart and Stevenson and Creole Production Services. He serves on the Board of Directors of Century, Inc., a Traverse City, Michigan based manufacturer of precision components for aerospace, oil & gas and other industries. Tom earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Villanova University.


Tom has a passion for community service and has worked with several not-for-profit organizations. He is a founding board member of the Wounded Soldiers Organization, served as a board member and board chair of Cornerstone Recovery Group, and was a member of the advisory boards of The Council on Recovery Houston and Drug Free Business Houston. In 2004, Tom was awarded the John P. McGovern Award for Exemplary Efforts in Workplace Drug Prevention by Drug Free Business Houston. He has advised and facilitated board retreats for Palmer Drug Abuse Program, Hope & Healing Center Houston, Houston Recovery Center and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston.


Tom and his wife Beverly live in Houston, Texas. They have five children and four grand children. They are strong supporters of recovery based organizations, and passionate Formula 1 and exotic car enthusiasts.