Tom Raffa has spent his career catalyzing positive systemic change throughout the community. Organizations he’s created and incubated, the multiple levels of support he’s provided and channeled, have been instrumental in advancing the US nonprofit sector. With almost 300 professionals combined, companies Tom has built over three decades, Raffa PCRaffa Financial Services, Inc. and Raffa Wealth Management, have built tremendous capacity and helped hundreds of great organizations thrive. Tom’s brainchild for moving corporate philanthropy from good intentions to strategic impact, Companies for Causes, was recently awarded the Pearl Foundation Award for Innovation in Philanthropy. With a new consulting enterprise in India, Vardaan, Tom seeks to drive effective philanthropy across a new landscape of mandated corporate responsibility opportunity. More than just an “early adopter”, Tom has been an industry pioneer since 1984, committed to using his business as a force for good.