Tom Walek is Senior Consultant, Strategic PR for Meyler Capital and Founder & Managing Partner of Peaks Strategies ( Tom works closely with senior executives to design, develop and execute communications strategies that define, differentiate, promote and protect clients in a marketplace undergoing profound changes.

Tom is an award-winning pioneer in financial and capital markets communications. In 1998, he founded Walek & Associates, a global financial and capital markets boutique serving multi-national brands and emerging leaders from offices in New York, Boulder and Hong Kong. Walek received numerous awards and recognition from organizations including HedgeWeek, PR Week, O’Dwyer’s, and The National Investor Relations Institute. Walek sold his first agency in 2013 and exited the firm in early 2016.

Tom began his career as a financial journalist covering the global development and expansion of derivatives and capital markets from the trading floors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Tom is recognized as a financial public relations thought leader with his articles and white papers published in the CFA Institute’s “Enterprising Investor,” AIMA Journal and many others.