Tom Figarelle, Foundation Director
Foundation Director Tom Figarelle began working at Shodair Children’s Hospital in the fall of 2012.
Previously, Tom served as the Director of Development at Montana State University – Great Falls from 2006 - 2012. While at the College, Tom was the campus’s lead professional charged with the advancement of philanthropic support for student scholarships and construction projects, efforts that involved the establishment of the institution's Development Board and first successful capital campaign. Tom was also the College’s principal staff for governmental affairs, advocating campus priorities to the Montana Legislature and the state’s Congressional delegation.
Tom earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Montana and a master’s degree in teaching with an emphasis in social science education from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
Since 2006, Tom has also served as a Commissioned Officer in the Montana Army National Guard, presently serving as a company commander in Helena.