Thomas J. Cox ’82CBA is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of OnPoint Group, LLC, part of Harvest Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. He was previously CEO of FCX Performance, another Harvest company.
Mr. Cox also spent 17 years as Executive Vice President of MSC Industrial Supply, Inc., a Long Island, NY-based public company. He was born and raised in New York, but his career has allowed him to live in California, Ohio, England, and Holland.
Mr. Cox earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. John’s in 1982. He was Captain of the men’s lacrosse team for three years.
He has been married to Celeste for more than 30 years, and has two children, Danielle and Tommy. Tommy also played lacrosse at St. John’s and graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations from the College of Professional Studies (now The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies).
Mr. Cox sits on the Board of Governors, of St. John’s University, serves on the Tobin Board of Advisors, and is also on the Board of Lazer Spot, Inc., a Georgia-based company. He is a major contributor to the Tobin Dean’s Scholar Program for high-achieving, undergraduate, business students. The program has been expanded and is named in honor of Mr. Cox’s father, Thomas J. Cox Jr.
Honoree Thomas J. Cox ’82CBA sat down with Dylan Willis (Peter J. Tobin College of Business, Finance) to reflect on growing up in the same town and to share their St. John's stories.