Thomas Castellanos is an executive with 25 yrs of business experience in all phases of finance and commercial space utilization. He serves as the President of Fomento Firme a real estate development firm that brings capital to poor barrios across the USA. He has worked with several National Council of La Raza development projects. He has overseen several facility construction renovations, and new construction projects. Also he has built several data centers around the country with American Computer Group.

Tom is a solutions oriented executive with turn around and company building experience in many service, technology and manufacturing companies. He has worked with an Investment Banking firm "Portfolio Management", as a Registered Principle in the early 1990's.

Professional Experience

Carlos Rosario
Tom provided interim financing expertise and served as liaison between the CDC and the school and other tenants in an 84,000 sq ft renovation in Washington DC. He has also served as developer during the construction phase and worked to bring the project online, within budget, and on time.

Dignidad Solutions
This company provides solutions to non profits that require technical or program specific assistance. This service company provides technology platforms to Raza Development Fund as well as other non profit organizations. Tom is founder and president of this company.

American Computer Group
This company was a successful privately held service provider based in Tempe AZ. Tom served as the company's President during the late 1990s and conducted site selection and a build to suite of a 20,000 sq ft headquarters building. In addition he has worked on IT processing facilities that served the data warehousing and direct marketing industries in the Los Angeles area. He worked with Jon Postel and other internet pioneers within Genuity and Centergate.

Senior Manager for Price Waterhouse Coopers
Tom worked in the financial advisory services division in Phoenix AZ He provided expertise for several large Financial and Real Estate transactions.

Thomas Castellanos graduated with a Double Major Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Arizona. He has been a licensed CPA in Arizona since 1981. In addition, Tom is a member of the Arizona Business Leadership Association, AICPA, and AZDMA. He provides service to several charitable associations in the Phoenix Metro area.


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