Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Tom Wargolet serves as Vice President of Finance, overseeing the finance, accounting and information technology functions of Christensen Farms. Tom is a member of the Executive Committee and reports to the CEO, Glenn Stolt.
As the leader of the group that provides administrative support to the organization’s operational functions, Tom believes it is important for his team to work with senior management and department heads to develop, plan and execute the financial and operating goals and strategies of the company. Tom works with both external stakeholders and internal teams to evaluate the effective use of resources across the organization.
Tom joined Christensen Farms in March 2020 with over 30 years in financial and operational experience across a variety of businesses and industries. Prior to joining Christensen Farms, Tom spent 14 years in various leadership roles at Lifetouch, the leading provider of school and family photography in North America, with his last role as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Tom started his career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen & Co and has held several financial executive roles throughout his career.
Over his career, Tom has served on multiple non-profit boards and committees and currently serves as treasurer and board member of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.