Tom Cath


Tom has been the Director of the Career Center at Valparaiso University since June 2009. He previously led the Career Center at DePauw University for 26 years. At DePauw, he also served as the Men’s Tennis Coach for 24 years, during which he was named NCAA Division III Coach of the Year in 2005 and 1995. He spent the first five years of his career in Chicago as a commercial banking officer with Continental Illinois National Bank and Standard Chartered Bank. Tom graduated from DePauw in 1976 with a B.A. in Economics. He graduated in 1978 with an MIM from The Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, Arizona. Cath and his wife, Allison, live in Valparaiso and have three sons.

Assists students with:

  • Job search strategies and advice
  • Internship assistance
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Personal statements
  • Workshops and programs

Assists employers with:

  • Establishing a relationship with the university and marketing your company/organization on campus
  • On-campus Interviews and recruiting Valpo students
  • Career Fairs