Thomas Garriepy has over 15 years experience in launching strategic international growth strategies for U.S. and foreign companies. As the Director of MET College International at Boston University’s Metropolitan College, he oversees the development and implementation of the College’s global strategy, including establishing and managing international partnerships with private and non-profit organizations for business development, marketing and reputation building purposes. As a senior member of the Dean’s leadership team, Tom is responsible for ensuring a systematic approach to international operations, as well as collaboration and synergies across business units. Prior to Boston University, Tom led strategic partnership development efforts for the American Association of the Forum Francophone des Affaires, the United States chapter of a worldwide alliance of 36 French-speaking nations working to promote economic development through business, industry and technology exchanges. Tom earned a B.A. in International Affaires at the University of Maine and an MBA in Entrepreneurship at Boston University’s School of Management.