Expert In Retail Systems Selection, Project Management, Systems Implementation, and Business Analysis

Thomas is a Consultant with Columbus Consulting.  Thomas has over 25 years of Retail Systems experience with Point-of-Sale, Order Management, Allocation and Replenishment, Warehouse, eCommerce, Loyalty, and CRM systems. He brings extensive experience managing retail system selections, RFP development, business strategy, process improvement, application design and analysis, and implementation projects, consistently delivering on time and under budget. Before joining Columbus, Thomas held various leadership positions with retailers Soft Surroundings and Home Decorators Collection.


  • Bealls – Project Manager
    • Project Manager Order Management Systems (OMS) selection process
  • American Eagle Outfitters – Senior Business Systems Analyst 
    • Senior Business Systems Analyst point-of-sale implementation project
    • Responsible for the creation of Jira Features, Epics and Stories required for the migration and implementation
  • Soft Surroundings – CIO and Director of IT
    • Managed and implemented all IT-related activities
    • Led a team of 30+ IT professionals
    • Led many projects, including implementation of point-of-sale, allocation, replenishment, loyalty, CRM, Ecommerce sites, warehouse management, and others.
  • Home Decorators Collection – IT Manager, Project Manager, and Business Analyst
    • Designed, managed, and implemented many successful IT development projects


  • Point of Sale
  • Order Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Allocation and Replenishment
  • Inventory Management 
  • Ecommerce


  • System Selection
  • RFP Development
  • Project Management
  • System Implementation
  • Business Strategy and Analysis
  • Retail Consultant


  • Bealls
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Soft Surroundings
  • Boston Proper
  • Home Decorators Collection

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