As Senior Vice President of Creative Associates International, Tom Wheelock leads the $100+ million Communities in Transition division that implements USAID and State Department-funded programs in six practice areas: Political Transitions; Countering Violent Extremism; Governance & Community Resilience; Elections; Citizen Security; and Stabilization & Development. His department covers 21 programs and includes more than 500 employees.

His expertise stems from more than 15 years in international stabilization and development programs, including serving as Director of the $2.8 billion USAID Iraq Infrastructure Reconstruction Program, from 2003-2004.

He earned his undergraduate degree from the US Military Academy at West Point and his Master’s of Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.