Tom Waldeck has served as President and CEO (formerly Executive Director) of Keep Phoenix Beautiful since January 2008. Currently, Tom is a member of the Board of Directors at the national affiliate Keep America Beautiful to support the mission of green initiatives across the country, and provides leadership with the Arizona Recycling Coalition, Arizona Community Trees Council and Tigermountain Foundation, Prior to Keep Phoenix Beautiful, he was Operations Director at the 1,000-member Tempe Chamber of Commerce. He graduated from the U.S. Chamber Institute of Organization Management and Loyola University Chicago and was a small business owner for more than 20 years. Tom is also an avid runner, completing his 27th marathon in Boston on April 16, 2015. Tom and his wife Nancy live at the base of the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, Arizona, where you can usually find him on weekends running the trails.
Keep Phoenix Beautiful President and CEO Tom Waldeck looks back on the impact the organization in celebration of its 35th anniversary.