VP Sales & Corporate Development
Thomas Shane, Vice President of Sales and Corporate Development has served in multiple roles with the company since July 2021. Mr. Shane has over 35 years of experience as an entrepreneur and attorney, building successful businesses in different industries and establishing a national network of executive and legal connections along the way. He has founded, operated, and sold multiple companies including Faded Glory, which introduced pre-washed “high fashion” jeans to the world, and was the co-founder, vice chairman and general counsel for Leading Edge Products, Inc., a pioneer in computer manufacturing that popularized the IBM clone strategy.
In addition, in 1988 Tom founded the firm of Shane & Paolillo, with 46 attorneys in offices on both coasts, Business Strategy Group an operational consulting firm in 1993, with offices in four cities, and Shane & Associates, a boutique legal consultancy in 2015, providing entrepreneurs with access to legal and business consulting services. Tom graduated from Boston College, obtained his JD from Suffolk Law School and has an MBA from Babson College.