Tom Cecich is president of TFC & Associates a safety, health and environmental management consulting firm. He also serves as a strategic advisor for Avetta, LLC. He was previously vice president of EHS Global Business Support at the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline and also held safety management positions at IBM and Allied Chemical Corporations. He served as the 102nd president of the American Society of Safety Engineers and is an ASSP Fellow, the Society’s highest honor. He was also the past president of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). Mr. Cecich earned his BS degree from the University of Miami and a MS from North Carolina State University, both in Industrial Engineering. He is a certified safety professional (CSP) and a certified industrial hygienist (CIH).