Tom Grey is a highly skilled trainer and coach in employer and employee development of safety performance. He has over 28 years of hands-on experience as a former plant manager, human resources manager, and quality control manager in the manufacturing, construction, distribution and trucking industries. His manufacturing experience includes automotive, food processing and packaging, consumer products, public schools, city municipalities, construction, and personal care products. Tom’s extensive background, knowledge and expertise solidify his role as a Safety Performance Leader.


• Electrical Apprenticeship IBEW, Illinois Power 1980-1985

• Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts, Industrial Design – University of Illinois

• Electrical Certification – Parkland College

• Certificate in HR Management, School of Labor & Industrial Relations – Michigan State University

• Certified Human Resources Generalist, SHRM

• Board Certified Hazard Control Manager, CHCM Master Level, 2002 to present

• Certified Risk Manager, Auto Dealerships

• OSHA Out-Reach Trainer, 10-hour, 30-hour General & Construction Industry

• National Safety Education Center Instructor
— General Industry, OSHA 511, OSHA 501, OSHA 503
— Construction Industry, OSHA 500, OSHA 502, OSHA 510

• Key Concept Safety Training, World Class Safety Training, ConAgra Foods

• Train the Trainer, Instructional Techniques, Langevin Learning Systems

• Certified Forklift, Crane and Aerial Lift Trainer

• Certified Train-the-Trainer NFPA 70E Arc Flash Instructor TPC Training

• Lewellyn Training Coaching Skills Training

• Fleet Safety Management

• Alcohol and Drug Compliance

• Adjunct Professor, 2 Colleges