Meet your Instructor
Tom Licurgo came to Ashley Furniture in 2005 with over 25 years’ experience in the area of furniture finishing and retail furniture operations. As Vice President of Operations, Tom’s direct contributions are part of the reasons why Ashley Furniture Homestores have been among the top performing operations in the Industry. In this position, he has been in charge of overseeing operations in general. More directly, Tom is responsible for the financial aspects of operations while also analyzing, researching and developing new opportunities and programs. A recognized operations leader known for crafting innovative strategies needed to achieve business goals.
Tom also works very closely with Ashley Industries on manufacturing quality. In less than 10 years, Ashley has become the No. 1 selling furniture brand in the world and the No. 1 retailer of furniture and bedding in the country with more than 700 Homestores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and Japan. Now Tom oversees all finishing and repair shops on a National level for Ashley Furniture.
Prior to joining Ashley Furniture, Tom served as a Corporate Manager for MOR Furniture, Grace Restaurants Incorporated and was CEO of FSC Furniture Finishing in Los Angeles.
Tom maintains active involvement in several community service organizations. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona BBB and also he supports Hoops for Awareness and Athletes for Awareness, regional organizations for the fight against cancer. Tom has also been offered to a position as a board member of the Arizona NBA Legends. He has been the coach of multiple basketball teams for youth in the local community.