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Thomas Amato

Chief Legal Officer

Tom Amato joined GMS in 2011 and currently serves as the company’s Chief Legal Officer. Having first attended Kent State University for his undergraduate, Tom then received his Juris Doctorate from Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

With over 35 years of experience, Tom’s expertise is an asset to GMS. Among his responsibilities, Tom provides counsel to the company’s client base, serves as the company’s internal attorney and corporate secretary, guides clients through all varieties of employment-based claims, and more.

One of Tom’s life goals is to maintain a healthy lifestyle and productive work/life balance. He does so by golfing, working out, and spending time with his family. Tom currently resides in Fairlawn, Ohio, with his wife and rescue dog, Lola.

Tom is not your typical attorney. Despite the serious nature of his profession, he always has a positive attitude and a great sense of humor. When asked what he enjoys most about working for GMS, Tom stated, “I enjoy the day-to-day problem solving, and I’ve been able to watch the company grow exponentially. GMS is simply a great place.”