VP, Chief Technology Officer
Tom McClelland has more than 21 years of professional experience in information technology, serving in a wide variety of positions. Prior to that, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He reached the top of his class in the Information Systems Technician and Warrant Officer Basic Course at the U.S. Army Signal School in Ft. Gordon, Georgia. His certifications include Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP-PMI), ScrumMaster, Java Developer and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Tom spent his early career as a consultant and software developer, advancing through all levels of leadership. Tom was responsible for leading global project teams delivering dozens of projects with budgets between $100K to $2M in areas of application development, cloud infrastructure and business intelligence.
He joined the CarDon family in 2019 as the Executive Director of Applications, Analytics and Emerging Technologies. In January 2021, he was promoted to Chief Technology Officer, and in January 2022, he joined the Senior Executive Team as a Vice President. Tom believes our seniors and their caregivers deserve the best support we can give, and he knows technology is critical to achieving that goal. He is focused on innovation in areas like automation and analytics, along with a focus on resident and associate experiences. In addition to being a tech wiz, Tom is a decorated U.S. Army veteran, having served 11 years in the Army Reserve as a Chief Warrant Officer with one combat tour in Iraq. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their three daughters.