Tom Minichiello is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary for Westell Technologies, positions he has held since July, 2013. He is responsible for finance, information technology, human resources, legal, contract administration, real estate, and corporate communications. Prior to Westell, Mr. Minichiello was interim Chief Financial Officer for Tellabs and served in various other positions including Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of Financial Operations, Vice President of Finance for North America, Director of Finance for all product divisions, and Controller for the Optical Networking Group from March 2001 to July, 2013. Minichiello also served in leadership roles at Andrew Corporation and held financial management and audit positions at Phelps Dodge, Otis Elevator, and United Technologies. He began his career at Sterling Drug. Mr. Minichiello serves on the Governing Body for the Evanta Chicago CFO Executive Summit. He was a Panelist for the 2016 Finance Transformation Summit in Dallas, and previously was an Advisory Board Member for Back on My Feet Chicago and a Board Member for the Tellabs Foundation.
Mr. Minichiello holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Entrepreneurship and Operations Management from DePaul University, a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Hartford, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Villanova University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.