Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Tom Goles

Senior Systems Engineer
Great Lakes Advisors

Tom joined Great Lakes Advisors in Tampa, FL in 2021 as Senior Systems Engineer. His primary responsibility is to work with the Disciplined Equity team to accelerate development of their proprietary production and development environment to support the growth of business.

Tom is an experienced technology professional who most recently held the position of CTO (Chief Technology Officer) from 2010-2020 at QS Investors. In this role, he was responsible for managing all technology-related business requirements including managing an internal team of developers, outsourced functions/vendor oversight, data centers, cybersecurity, as well as representing the firm in client due diligence meetings. Earlier in his career, Tom held a variety of software developer roles with an emphasis on supporting custom quantitative solutions. He has a deep understanding of the technologies required to support successful quantitative trading solutions.

Education and Professional Credentials:

• Industry Start: 1992
• University of Tennessee, Knoxville, BA
• University of Tennessee, Knoxville, MS
• AWS Certified Solutions Engineer