Tom Crowley joined Madison Alley as Director in 2011.
Mr. Crowley has more than 13 years of experience in strategic M&A, investments, financings and alliances including nine years at WPP in Corporate Development and three years at Morgan Stanley Investment Banking primarily focused on marketing, advertising, media and technology, among others.
Prior to Madison Alley, Mr. Crowley worked at BAML Capital Partners, the $6 billion private equity unit of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Prior to BAML Capital Partners, Mr. Crowley served as a key member of the Corporate Development team for nine years (2000 – 2008) at WPP plc, the world’s largest marketing communications company with $14.4 billion of revenue. His primary focus was the execution of corporate strategy through the sourcing, negotiation and execution of strategic mergers, acquisitions, investments, start-ups, joint ventures and partnerships across WPP’s 150 operating companies.
While at WPP, Mr. Crowley completed over 30 transactions valued from $3.0 million to $1.4 billion. Before WPP, he was at Young & Rubicam in Corporate Development prior to its acquisition by WPP in 2000.
Prior to WPP, Mr. Crowley spent three years in Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley & Co. (NYSE: MS) in Corporate Finance where he helped advise multinational clients in a variety of industries including marketing communications, media, consumer products, food & beverage and information services. He executed over $18 billion in a wide range of transactions including M&A, divestitures, debt and equity offerings and recapitalizations.
Mr. Crowley earned a Bachelor of Science in Commerce at the University of Virginia, where he studied finance, management and Spanish. He holds both Series 63 and 79 (investment banking) FINRA regulatory licenses.
Mr. Crowley enjoys outdoor activities and has held leadership positions in various non-profit organizations in New York City, currently at New York Cares.