Thomas Cook – Biography

Thomas Cook

Vice President Strategic Alliances & Development
Tyme Inc.

2014 – Present

President & CEO
Thomas Cook and Associates

January 2006 – Present

Thomas Cook specializes in public relations, corporate partnerships, sponsorships, marketing, rebranding, development, Government Relations, strategic alliances and celebrity recruitment. His extensive background new business development and networks of celebrity and entertainment industry contacts brings a unique dimension to events, public relations and cause-related marketing campaigns with strategic corporate partnerships.

Some of his various projects in the past have included the US-Ireland Business Summit, the American-Ireland Fund, the Leukemia Ball, the Capital River Relief project, the Innovation in Prevention Awards Dinner, Project Children, Vital Voices, the 10th anniversary of the United States Holocaust Museum, the WWII Memorial Dedication, the Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Dream Team, the National Hospice Foundation, the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, and the Robert F Kennedy Memorial.

Mr. Cook has also worked in close alliance with the Department of Health & Human Services, American Airlines, DECA High school programs through out America, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the National Guard Youth Foundation, and the Department of Defense “America Supports You” campaign, and NASDAQ.

Among Mr. Cook’s production credits are the Emmys 2000, the 2000 Kennedy Center Honors, the Special Olympics White House Christmas Special, Fox TV’s “A Secret Wedding,” the American Negro Scholarship Fund (ANSF) Telethon, and the Academy Awards 2001 “Oscar’s”. He has worked with Bette Midler, and in Mexico and the United States with legendary singing star Englebert Humperdink, Wayne Newton and Jerry Seinfeld with the WDC Leukemia Ball, Co-hosted “Avenue of the Stars” with Vanna White, produced a Playboy one week special event and appeared before His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, and former U.S. Presidents George Bush, Jimmy Carter , Larry King Live, the Ambassador’s Ball at the Breaker’s Hotel Palm Beach, the chairman of the Kennedy Center 2007 Awesomely Bad Ball featuring Thomas Cook with a command performance, H.E. John Cardinal O’Connor in New York, The Miami City Ballet , and the Indy 500 opening ceremony event just to mention a few. Thomas Cook is a consummate entertainer, singer, songwriter, recording artist, producer and performer.

Earlier in his career, Thomas distinguished his experience by performing for many charitable causes and has been honored for his work by Presidents Ronald Regan and George W. Bush, as well as from members of Congress, the American Heart Association and was presented with the Outstanding Young Men of America award among his many other recognitions. He has produced, directed and performed in national fundraising concerts for the Salvation Army, Cystic Fibrosis, the American Red Cross, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Race Against Drugs Campaign. He traveled the world with the cast of “Up With People” and has composed original music for Olympic figure skating medalists Peter and Kitty Caruthers.

A native of Boston, Cook studied at Florida State University and Indiana State University, where he founded and was President of the Sigma Chi Fraternity chapter.

Thomas is also proud to mention he is a descendant of one of the world’s greatest author’s Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Thomas Cook

Vice President Strategic Alliances & Development
Tyme Inc.

Sr. Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Cook & Associates

Board of Trustees
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Board Member
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Board Member
Facing Addiction

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