Tom Sonntag is a Senior Advisor with Foxwood Associates.
He has been responsible for enhancing business performance by delivering financial results through strategic initiatives, operational improvements, customer focus, employee involvement, and innovation to a wide variety of companies.
Tom began his career with a large publicly held multi-national company where he was successfully involved with the turnaround of one of their divisions. Since returning to his home state of Wisconsin he has been engaged with closely held or family owned businesses ranging in size from $10-$40M covering a wide variety of Industries – outdoor consumer products manufacturing, electro-mechanical manufacturing, printing and paper converting, manufacturing of precision machine parts, mining/construction and apparel manufacturing.
Tom has over 25 years’ experience as a President and CEO. Situations included developing companies for eventual sale, internal and external ownership transitions and financial workouts that transformed firms to profitable, respectable and marketable companies. Frequently he has been retained by family owned businesses and ESOP’s to deal with succession, ownership and leadership development.
A driver of business development, continuous improvement and profitability, businesses enjoyed sustained success under his guidance.
Tom has an MBA – Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a BS in Quantitative Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.