Tom Gillespie

Tom Gillespie, President and CEO, Living Well Disability Services
ROI Podcast Episode 203

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Thomas Gillespie is the President and CEO of Mendota Heights, MN-based Living Well Disability Services, a leader in providing exceptional services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Gillespie has more than 15 years of senior management experience working across the spectrum of roles in the disability services industry including executive leadership, operations management, and group home management. His resume prior to his service at Living Well includes more than a decade of strategic leadership at Minnesota disability service providers, including his time as Executive Director of the Duluth Regional Care Center (DRCC) in Duluth, MN. Prior to that Gillespie was Chief Program Officer of Hammer Residences in Wayzata. Hammer Residences provides services for more than 1,900 people impacted by disabilities, Hammer has 550 staff in locations across the Twin Cities region.

In addition to his leadership at Living Well, Tom is married to his high school girlfriend Susie. The couple has a 5-year-old son, Henry.  Tom serves on the board of directors for the Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota (ARRM), Minnesota ACO provider ALTAIR, and The Non-Profit Insurance Trust. Gillespie and his family also volunteer their time with Minnetonka Community Education, The Woodbury Hockey Association, and South Washington County Schools. Gillespie has received an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and an MBA from Concordia University St. Paul.

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