The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Selects Thomas Costabile As New Exec. Director
May 16, 2018
For Immediate Release
ASME, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Selects Thomas Costabile As New Executive Director
New York, May 16, 2018 – The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has named Thomas Costabile as executive director.
“Tom is an accomplished executive with a strong track record for delivering results in large, global organizations,” said Charla K. Wise, the president of ASME. “He arrives at ASME in the midst of exciting organizational changes and growth, and I, along with the entire Board of Governors, believe ASME has chosen an experienced leader to help the Society move forward.”
Costabile worked most recently as a business consultant for Carlan Advisors and also as a partner at 3 essential, LLC, where he advised boards, senior executives, private equity sponsors and investors. In these roles, he was successful in analyzing businesses and developing strategic initiatives to ensure profitability as well as implementing and monitoring projects to profitability.
A trained mechanical engineer who began his career in the nuclear power industry, Costabile also worked at CBS Records, where he played a central role in the development of the firm’s compact disc manufacturing and distribution operations.Other leadership roles in industry include senior vice president, Operations for SONY, and president, WEA Manufacturing-Warner Music Group. Tom Costabile has served on several not-for-profit boards, including Board Chair of the Montgomery Academy and Board Member Emeriti of the University of Oregon Foundation. He received his BSME from Manhattan College and an MBA in Finance from Long Island University.
ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world. www.asme.org