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Tom Kastner serves Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) as financial wellness vice president. In this position, Tom provides strategic vision, operational oversight, and leadership to the program areas of Warriors to Work, Veterans Benefits, the Resource Center (Call Center), Alumni Registration, and the Emergency Financial Assistance program.
Before joining WWP, Tom worked at the senior manager level for Mercedes Benz, USA and Amazon, LLC. In addition, he served as a senior administrator and academic dean at two different private military boarding schools. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, Tom retired from active duty after a 30-year career as an infantry officer and operations research analyst.
Tom earned a Ph.D. in industrial engineering and MS in statistics from Georgia Tech, a MS in applied mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a MA in national strategic studies from the Naval War College.
Tom and his wife, Pam, have been married for 31 years. They have two adult children who both served as commissioned officers until leaving the military in 2017 and 2018, respectively.
Tom and Pam enjoy the beach, playing cribbage, reading, and are grateful to have been rescued by their amazing dogs, Boots and Pi.