Young Leaders Speaker Series

United Way Young Leaders 2014 Speaker Series:
Your career, your community - leading the way in Greater Cleveland

This powerful series features Greater Cleveland's accomplished leaders from the private and public sectors. They will share their life/career experiences, provide insight on leading a prosperous career and offer tips on creating work and life balance. Providing a forum for discussion, networking and information sharing, speakers will present their secrets for success and what it takes to be a great leader.

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Speaker: Tom Kilcourse
Vice President of U.S. Sales,
American Greetings

American Greetings Headquarters
One American Road
Brooklyn, OH 44144
Parking is free at the guest lot by the main entrance.

Time: 12 - 1:30 p.m. 

RSVP Online  Please note: There are no walk-ins for this event. Seating is extremely limited; reservations will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.



Tom Kilcourse has served as Vice President of U.S. Sales since March 2011. He is responsible for leading all sales-related activities within the U.S. for American Greetings national and regional chain accounts.


Tom joined the Company in 2009 as Divisional Vice President of Sales for the Discount/Dollar/Specialty Channel.


Prior to coming to American Greetings, Tom worked for Hallmark for 30 years in a broad range of job assignments, including president of Hallmark Business Solutions and president of Hallmark Trade Brands. He began his career with Nestle Corporation.

He graduated from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing. He obtained his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Temple University.


Tom and his wife, Paige, live in Avon Lake, Ohio, and have two children, Perri and Tyler.