As TGC founder, Thomas Giles provides his clients with a strategic HR consultancy, creating people-focused solutions that deliver significant business results.
With prior leadership roles at Blue Shield of California, Pacific Pulmonary Services, and Williams-Sonoma, Thomas understands the challenges many business leaders face today. He draws on the personal and practical experiences of working through various business challenges, including rapid growth, contraction, merger, acquisition, succession planning, business process re-engineering, and their associated impact on the human capital element of an organization.
Reinforcing his industry experience with innovative best-practice HR consulting tools, Thomas enhances his professional development through the mastery and adoption of Myers Briggs/MBTI Step I and II, EQ-I/Emotional Intelligence, Executive Dimensions and Benchmark 360 Feedback Tools through Center for Creative Leadership, Sales and Managerial Behavior Assessment Tools through Chally, and DiSC and StrengthsFinder with individual and team development work. He has his Masters of Public Administration from New York University, and his BA in History from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Thomas handles an international portfolio of clients and divides his time equally between the consultancy’s UK and US operations. He is an active member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, the Society for Human Resources Management, and the Northern California Human Resources Association. He enjoys travel, particularly when it connects him with family, friends, and colleagues in the US, UK, and Australia.
TGC Team: Thomas Giles | Paige Lehman | Barbara Schwenger-Huffman | Tom Cullen | Amrit Sandhar