Tom W. Preston

Tom Preston, CPA, CMA, CIA, CISA, CSCP, and PMP is a Principal at a large international consulting firm and leads their ERP Advisory Services capabilities. Mr. Preston directly overseas technology teams supporting multiple U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) ERP optimization projects as well as managing big data supply chain analytics projects for a large U.S DoD client.

Mr. Preston is a certified SAP Integration and Business Process Expert and has over 22 years leading large scale financial systems and business analytics projects across the DoD, Civilian, and Intelligence Agencies and commercial clients. In this role, he provides executive level financial management consulting and ERP related functional and technical expertise for clients seeking to implement or optimize their financial management, supply chain, and business intelligence systems.

Mr. Preston is also the executive sponsor and graduate of the Booz Allen / Indiana University Kelley School of Business (Top 15 B-School) ERP and Business Analytics graduate certificate programs.

Articles include: “Business Analytics in the Federal Government” (Indiana University Institute for Business Analytics, Spring 2012), “Leveraging Data in the Public Sector” (Indiana University Institute for Business Analytics, Fall 2012) and blog interview “An Executive Curriculum, Handpicked by Your Employer” (BloombergBusinessWeek August, 2013, interview by Francesca Di Meglio).

Mr. Preston received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Tennessee in 1988, an M.S. in Finance and Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University in 1990, and an M.B.A. from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2014.