J. Thomas Failla

Educator, Editor and Consultant

Mr. Failla has more than 30-years experience in the public and private sector as a journalist, corporate executive, management consultant and  educator. (See CV for full details)

He is known for his ability to think and act strategically, solve problems and communicate effectively.

He has held leadership roles in major corporations, higher education and local government.

For six years in the 1990s, he operated a virtual communications consulting and services corporation that he and his wife, Kathleen, founded.

His specific expertise includes: training and organizational development, environmental regulation and public policy, journalism, the internet, public relations and scientific and technical writing. Among entities that have benefited from his talents and skills are:

American Airlines


American Society for Training and Development

Associated Press


Bayer Pharmaceutical

Beitler Family Foundation

Bridgeport (Conn.) Post

Bristol-Meyer Squibb

Connecticut United for Research Excellence

The Fairfield (Conn.) Board of Education


General Cologne Re

Iona College


Norwalk Community College

Pepperidge Farm

The Perrier Group of America

Pitney Bowes

Purdue Frederick

R.T. Vanderbilt


Silicon Valley Group

Union Carbide

United Way

The Town of Weston, Conn


Currently, he is director of Business and Industry Services and the Workforce Education Institute at Norwalk Community College. The Institute provides employers with services in the areas of task analysis, skills assessment, organizational development and customized job training. He is also adjunct professor of business at Norwalk Community and an adjunct professor for Iona College's  Mass Communications Department, where he teaches at the graduate and undergraduate level.

Mr. Failla is available for consulting on management or environmental matters or for writing projects, which he undertakes from his fully computerized and networked home office in Weston, Conn.



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