Creative appoints Tom Wheelock to its Global Advisory Board
An experienced development practitioner and expert on guiding communities from conflict to peace has been appointed to Creative Associates International’s Global Advisory Board, a non-governing body that provides advice and insight to the social-impact development company.
Tom Wheelock has been appointed to a two-year position on the Global Board of Advisors. Wheelock retired from Creative in December 2021 after 12 years as the Senior Vice President and Senior Director of the Communities in Transition Division.
Creative’s President and CEO, Leland Kruvant, invited Wheelock to the group because of his dedication to locally focused development and keen understanding of the complexities of global development.
“I have known Tom personally and professionally for almost two decades and have been impressed by his talents and leadership,” Kruvant says. “During Tom’s 12 years at Creative, he had a tremendous, positive impact on the staff, clients and beneficiaries. We are delighted that Tom will continue to serve Creative as a member of our Global Advisory board.”
About Creative Associates International
Creative Associates International is a fast-growing, social impact company that specializes in the areas of education, economic growth, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Chevy Chase, Maryland, this global development organization has a field presence is more than 25 countries and a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department. Since its founding in 1977 by four enterprising women, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.