Tom Chema

Thomas V. Chema, Esquire, Gateway Principal and Founder, is an academic administrator and lawyer. Tom was named the 21st President of Hiram College in 2003 after having served as a voting member of the Hiram College Board of Trustees for 11 years. Prior to becoming president of Hiram, he spent more than 30 years in business, government, and law.

Mr. Chema is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a Cum Laude graduate of Harvard Law School. In addition to serving on the Land Conservancy Board, Tom is a trustee for the Portage County Port Authority, Regional Prosperity Initiative Board member, and is involved with countless other civic and charitable organizations.