Tom Nolan President, Growth Mission
Tom currently serves as the President of Growth Mission. Growth Mission facilitates engagement strategies that mobilize church, business and nonprofit organizations to action and alignment. Tom is a church engagement specialist with 15 years of experience developing partnerships between church and nonprofit organizations.

For the past ten years Tom has been the Director of Global Initiatives for The New York City Leadership Center. He has coordinated partnerships with organizations like Willow Creek, World Vision, Compassion International, World Relief and many others. Tom works closely with church, business and mission agency leaders to create more effective mission models designed for greater outcome.

In addition Tom has directed the Global Partners Alliance, a coalition of diverse partners committed to working together to promote holistic community development and proclamation of the gospel around the world. The goal of the Global Partners Alliance is to advance a collaborative mission movement that combines the strengths of nonprofit, church and business to create collective missional impact.

Tom brings 28 years of experience as a mentor and leader to pastors and mission agencies. Tom’s history as a church planter, pastor, nonprofit and business leader gives him a unique understanding of the struggles and challenges leaders face today.

Tom has been involved with coordinating national and international mission ventures for over 28 years.

Tom has been an ordained minister since 1989 and has 16 years of pastoral and church planting experience in the NY Metro area.

Tom has been married to his wife Linda for 39 year and has two children and two grandchildren.

Tom Nolan

“I have known Tom Nolan since 2001.  I have benefited tremendously, both personally and professionally, from our collaborations and friendship.  Tom was my Executive Coach for a year when I was re-evaluating my professional life.  He was very influential in helping me refocus in a way that has greatly increased joy, influence, and prosperity.  I highly recommend Tom as coach and consultant.”

Paul H. VanValin, PhD, Founder and President, Eden Leaders Institute Founder and President, Eden Counseling and Consulting