Thomas B. Oxholm
Tom is the Vice President of Finance and Administration for Wake Stone Corporation. He oversees all financial, treasury and accounting matters, as well as administrative functions, such as human resources, benefit plans, legal issues and community engagement.
Prior to joining Wake Stone in 1986, Tom served as the company’s external CPA for five years with KPMG. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Outside of work, Tom has been very active in Wake County community services including: 12 years on the WakeMed Foundation (Chairman 2007-09); 10 years on the Board of WakeMed Health & Hospitals (Chairman 2011-13); elected to the Wake County Board of Education (1999-2003); and founder and chairman of the Wake County Business Education Leadership Council serving Wake County Public Schools (1995-2007).
Tom served 14 years on the Board of Paragon Commercial Bank. He currently serves on the Board of WakeMed Key Community Care (community ACO for health care delivery) and the Public School Forum of North Carolina as Treasurer.
Tom was named Knightdale’s Citizen of the Year in 1997 and WakeEd Partnership’s Friend of Education in 1998. In 2008 he co-authored with Bill McNeal, A School District’s Journey to Excellence, Lessons from Business and Education (Corwin Press), and is the author of numerous Opinion articles for the News & Observer. Tom has been married to his wife, Becky, for 35 years and they have four grown children and two grandchildren.