Executive Leadership, CIO, Logistics

Tom McFadden is a Partner at Columbus Consulting. He has held leadership roles both as an executive of major corporations, and as a consultant to major corporations. He has led significant projects with a proven record of success implementing significant change.


  • Schottenstein Stores Corporation – CIO
    • Led all aspects of technology. Implemented several new systems. Upgraded infrastructure and improved financials
  • L Brands – Group CIO
    • Led all systems development, all new technology projects. Led infrastructure and operations for all brands, retail and non-retail. Implemented new logistics systems, domestic and international, for MAST – supporting all brands
  • Cardinal Health (Healthcare Logistics Solutions) – Interim CIO
    • Served during 2 time periods to develop IT organization and manage projects
  • Restoration Hardware – Interim CTO
    • Managed infrastructure teams and led 3rd party selections and implementations
  • At Home – Supply Chain Lead
    • Led implementation of 2nd Distribution Center – Operations and Systems •Walmart – Supply Chain Lead
    • Assisted in development of Vendor Management selection processes
  • Target – Technology Lead
    • Led Data Warehouse conversion project – strategy, selection, financials
  • PetSmart – Technology Lead
    • Supported development of long-term IT Strategy and Budget


  • IT
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain
  • Change Management


  • Executive Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • System Implementation
  • Training and Support
  • Project Management
  • Retail Consultant


  • Wal-Mart
  • PetSmart
  • Target
  • Restoration Hardware
  • At Home
  • Cardinal Health
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Ramy Brook
  • FedEx
  • DSW
  • Guitar Center

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