Thomas Walek is Founder of Peaks Strategies in New York/Boulder. Tom works closely with clients to develop and execute creative, business-driven, integrated communications.
From 1998 to 2013 Tom was Founder & President of Walek & Associates in New York/Boulder/Hong Kong, an award-winning independent communications firm known globally for its work in hedge funds, PE, VC, asset management, capital markets, fintech, professional services, and financial services. Tom sold Walek & Associates in 2013.
Tom began his career as a financial journalist covering the daily action and global expansion of derivatives capital markets from the trading floors of the Chicago futures exchanges. Tom graduated cum laude in Journalism from the University of Colorado, Boulder, including a year of study at the University of Lancaster, UK. While in Chicago, Tom attended the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Tom supports numerous sustainability programs through Peaks Strategies’ “One for All” program.