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Thomas A. H. White

District: 
At-Large, East
Term: 
2017-2022

Tom White is Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Unum Group.  He is responsible for investor relations and communications with rating agencies.  He is also responsible for assisting in setting the Company’s corporate philanthropy program.  He is a member of the Company’s Investment Committee and Capital & Corporate Development Committee.

White is a 1980 graduate of The University of the South (Sewanee) and holds a Masters degree in Business from Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management (1982).  He joined Provident (Unum’s predecessor company) in May 1982 as an associate financial analyst in the Investment Department.  In 1984, he was promoted to financial analyst and in 1986 to investment officer.  White was named assistant vice president, equities, in 1987 and corporate treasurer in 1989.  In 1994, he was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Relations.  In 2003, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Investor Relations.

White is a member of AIMR - Chartered Financial Analyst and NIRI - National Investor Relations Institute.  He also is involved with several civic organizations:  Chattanooga Rotary (president-elect); Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association; United Way of Chattanooga (Executive Committee and Community Investment Committee Chair); Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce (Past Chairman of Board of Directors); Siskin Children’s Institute (Past Board Chair and Treasurer); Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chattanooga; and Chattanooga State Community College Foundation.  He previously served on the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation Board.

Tom and his family live in the North Chattanooga area.  

Committees

Academic Policies and Programs, Student Life Committee, Finance and Business Operations Committee, Personnel and Compensation Committee