Tom Velin

CEO Advisor

“As a CEO Advisor, I have the opportunity to give back and share my over three decades of experience in a variety of organizations and industries in a meaningful way. I’m a high-energy, life-long learner and enjoy helping leaders realize their full potential”

-Tom Velin

Meet Tom

Tom Velin has served in Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer roles for more than 20 years, most recently as CFO for Coborn’s, Inc. where he was also a member of the board of directors. Prior to that, Velin’s roles spanned the health care, technology, food, manufacturing, retail and public accounting industries.

Tom is currently the lead Board Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee at Theisen’s Supply Inc. and a Board member for the University of Minnesota Fan Advisory Board. With ample board experience, Tom has served on the board of Coborn’s Inc., the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation and has also served as Corporate Secretary and Assistant Secretary for the boards of SearchAmerica, SPS Commerce, August Technology Corporation and Lloyd’s Barbeque. Tom is also a qualified Audit Committee Financial Expert.

In addition to significant board experience, Tom brings more than 30 years of experience in highly successful company exits, strategic planning, operations, international business, new business development, financial management, M&A, IPOs, ESOPs, and capital raising.


CEO Advisory, CEO Evaluation, Executive Coaching, Succession Planning


Health Care, Technology, Retail, Manufacturing


• The Bailey Group, CEO Advisor
• Theisen’s Supply Inc., Board
Director & Chair of
Compensation Committee
• University of Minnesota Fan
Advisory Board, Board Member
• Coborn’s, 2014 – 2016; Board
Member and CFO
• Experian Health Care &
SearchAmerica (acquired by
Experian), EVP, COO, CFO &
Board Secretary
• SPS Commerce, CFO & Board
Assistant Secretary
• Advance Duplication Services,
• August Technology Corporation,
Treasurer & Board Assistant


• University of Minnesota, BS
• CPA Certification, State of MN
• CGMA Certification

Personal Interests

Spending time with family, traveling, and relaxing at the lake

Contact Tom Directly


Phone: 763-545-5997

M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

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4800 Olson Memorial Highway

Suite #225

Minneapolis, MN 55422

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