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Thomas D. Callam

Chief Talent Officer

Tom D. Callam is the Chief Talent Officer. He has extensive experience in organizational design and spent most of his career working in professional service industries.

He brings broad organizational experience in professional services organizations, and extensive expertise in talent acquisition and performance development systems. Tom proactively drives change initiatives, develops and executes a robust and integrated talent strategy, and is responsible for workforce and organizational design. He is an excellent communicator and leader and is a subject matter expert for business trends in the talent, leadership, and learning development disciplines.

An active leader in his community, Tom serves as a volunteer HR consultant to a theater in Western Springs. Tom is a member and past president of the Human Resources Association of Greater Oak Brook and a member of the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago.

Prior to joining LP, Tom served in director roles for operations and human resources for three well-known CPA firms in Illinois.

Tom Callam Headshot

Contact

Email Address

tcallam@lplegal.com

Phone Number

+1 312 476 7524

Additional Information

Education & Admissions

Education
  • Loyola University Chicago, Master of Science in Industrial Relations
  • Michigan State University, B.A. in History

Memberships

  • National Association of Law Placement
  • Human Resources Association of Greater Oak Brook

Q&A

  • What’s your favorite vacation spot?
    Lake Charlevoix, Michigan. My family and I have gone there for 28 straight years.

  • What’s one thing someone would be surprised to know about you?
    In 1997, my wife and I were abducted in Beijing, China.

  • If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
    San Francisco. It has great food, sports, diversity, and on the doorstep of wine country.

“Tom was instrumental in helping to move our culture forward, have open and honest communication with all leaders of the firm, and to recruit new hires based upon the firm’s values and differentiators. He has shown the ability to quickly build relationships with key constituents and is not afraid to have difficult conversations and hold others accountable.”
-Bernie Lietz

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