Tom Aiello – 2013 Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leader


Tom Aiello, MBA

Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University

Tom Aiello is President of MARCH, a service-disabled veteran owned marketing company focused on veteran employment and assistance programs. He is disabled from a spinal cord injury he received while serving as an Army captain. After graduating from West Point, he served in the 1st Cavalry Division with deployments to Kuwait, Panama, and Korea. Tom then worked at Leo Burnett advertising, honing his skills at Kellogg Business School and leading the Army advertising account. He then moved to where he led veteran employment programs and served on the President’s National Hire Veterans Committee. Tom moved again to Sears to lead military employment and community programs such as Heroes at Home. He has helped employers hire over 50,000 vets and raise $118 million for community programs, helping more than 110,000 military and veteran families. Tom saw the need for an organization like MARCH and knew he had the expertise and leadership to make it a reality.