Photo of EDC's Thomas Rielly


EDC Vice President Tom Rielly serves as the director of the Operations Department. He is also the co-chair of EDC's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Since joining EDC in 1987, Tom has led several EDC departments, including the Information Technology Department, the Office of Communications, and the Digital Design Group. He has also overseen various initiatives, including having major responsibilities for the selection of and move to EDC’s new headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. Tom was also a leader in the development of EDC’s first strategic plan in 2008.

Prior to joining EDC, Tom was the executive director of a youth center and then of a Boys and Girls Club in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He holds a BS in education from Boston State College and an EdM in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University.