Frater Tom McAninch Named TKE Chief Communications Officer

Frater Tom McAninch Named TKE Chief Communications Officer

INDIANAPOLIS – Tau Kappa Epsilon and the TKE Foundation are proud to announce the selection of Tom McAninch as Chief Communications Officer. Frater Tom began his tenure on May 15th. Frater McAninch (Beta-Xi, Tempe, AZ) is a Life Loyal Teke and Knight of Apollo who previously served on the TKE Professional Staff from 2005-2013 in the roles of Communications Coordinator, Director of Communications, and Director of Communications & Public Relations.

Tom will serve as the senior communications advisor to the Fraternity and Foundation’s executive team. He will work closely with the Professional Staff, volunteers, alumni, and collegiate membership to advance the mission of TKE and tell the incredible story of the Fraternity. Whether it is written or spoken, Tom will endeavor to exemplify the tradition of great communicators of the Fraternity.

Chief Executive Officer, Donald E. Aldrich said, “We are excited to welcome Frater Tom McAninch back to the TKE Professional Staff. Tom’s expertise and success to harness the voice of a large, multi-faceted organization will help us expand our efforts as we head into the 125th Anniversary of Tau Kappa Epsilon. Frater Tom brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, track record of success, and a magnificent obsession for TKE. Tom will be a tremendous addition to our leadership team, and we are thrilled he is joining us to elevate and advance the mission of TKE.”

Frater Tom comes to TKE after co-owning a Financial Services and Insurance Agency where he spear-headed several communication and marketing efforts, as well as managed and trained a sales team.

“Tau Kappa Epsilon has had a tremendous impact on my life and I’m so excited for this opportunity to return in this capacity,” Frater Tom said upon his hiring. “TKE recognizes that communications and advocacy are critical for supporting the hard work of the TKE Professional staff, volunteers, alumni and collegiate members. I’m looking forward to expanding current efforts and finding innovative solutions that will enhance membership in this outstanding organization.”

On behalf of the TKE Nation, we welcome Frater Tom to the team!

For more information, please contact:

Donald E. Aldrich
Chief Executive Officer
317-872-6533 ext.


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