Thomas Donovan is an award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist who uses music to challenge preconceptions about genre. He’s interested in merging genres together into an inclusive vocabulary.
He became widely recognized during the 1990s for creating dance-pop contemporary radio hits that frequently addressed equality issues through radio and club tracks he created.
Early Life and Education
Tom Donovan lives with his family in Ozone Park in Queens and earned his diploma at Catholic Memorial High School and Bachelor of Business Administration from Bryant University before later graduating with his Masters of Athletic Training degree from Castleton University. Today he works as an athletic trainer with Middlebury College’s men’s hockey and lacrosse teams as an Athletic Trainer.
He has long championed equal opportunity and opposed workplace discrimination, providing guidance to many women as a role model. Additionally, he has represented clients before both the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
He was an accomplished author with a keen love of music. He leaves behind his wife Delores; two sons Timothy and James; five grandchildren; as well as four nieces and nephews.
Thomas Donovan, an attorney practicing in New York City primarily in commercial litigation and antitrust counseling, represents clients involved in both civil and criminal antitrust investigations as well as private treble damage actions alleging price discrimination, market foreclosure and other unfair or deceptive trade practices. His clients range from Fortune 100 corporations to small startups who need advice in these areas.
He is said to have collaborated on music projects with notable artists like Brandi Carlile and Ruby Amanfu. Furthermore, he played a recurring role as a musician on an ABC TV series.
Longtime member of both the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and New England Vascular Surgery Association, he has co-authored or written numerous medical articles and books as well as amassed an extensive collection of historic surgical instruments, devices and prototypes.
Achievement and Honors
Thomas Donovan is an award-winning director and producer of theatrical films as well as television teleplays and live television shows, such as Danger, Playhouse 90, Mama and Dupont Show of the Month as well as Love is a Many Splendored Thing, among many others.
Thomas has an extensive directing career and also serves on the Directors Guild of America National Board as a multi-term National Board member, holding various leadership roles such as Special Projects-East Chairperson and actively taking part in developing DGA-PAC – creating a stronger voice for Guild members in Washington D.C.
Tom shares how he created a safe space on campus to discuss death and what that has taught him about living. Tedx events provide local, self-organized events for people to exchange ideas within their local communities.
Thomas Donovan currently resides in Medfield, MA with his wife and children. His long career of success as both an artist and businessperson has earned him millions over time.
He enjoys running and the great outdoors, reading, spending time with family, attending church services, and supporting local charities.
Queens was home for him, where he became acquainted with its vibrant character of people who resided within its many neighborhoods, from pizza delivery kids in Ozone Park, fresh-faced police officers in Ridgewood and returning veterans settling Belle Harbor. Francisco Rendon is survived by his wife Harriet, brother, seven children (Francisco Rendon, Kathryn Wiegand & Jeffrey Wiegand; Nancy Ehrich and Elliot Ehrich); Mary Donovan Kaminski (Paul Donovan Kaminski); Sarah Donovan.
Thomas Donovan currently boasts a net worth of $5 Million and is a real estate broker who specializes in investment sales. Additionally, Donovan is known as an avid philanthropist; having donated to Lakewood BlueClaws and Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank as well as appearing in television shows such as Monk, CSI: Miami and Crossing Jordan.
Donovan is widely recognized for his intimate knowledge of Queens. After five years at Paul Massey’s B6 Real Estate Advisors as Vice Chairman and Partner specializing in investment sales in Northwest Queens, Donovan recently moved on to Cushman & Wakefield Capital Markets Group’s capital markets group as Vice Chairman before making this transition.