Thomas Hamilton

Adjunct Instructor

Petrocelli College

Program Affiliations:

Tom Hamilton served as Honeywell Building Solutions Vice President / General Manager for the Americas, a $1.4B global business, through 2014. Honeywell Building Solutions [HBS] is a world leader in control products, sensors, switches, automation systems, services and advanced solutions to a broad range of industries. The business provides application solutions for temperature, fire, security and process control to improve safety, comfort and efficiency in commercial and industrial operations.

Tom joined Honeywell in 1983 as a Sales Representative; he has held numerous leadership roles of increasing responsibility and complexity, including Sales Manager, Sales Director, Branch Manager, Education Market Sales Leader and Energy Retrofit Services Group Leader where he had great success in driving growth and profitability of the HBS business.

In 1999 he left Honeywell to lead a start-up operation and built that business from upstart stage to $2.5M annual revenue over a four year period.

He rejoined Honeywell in 2004 to serve as District Sales Leader for the New Jersey District, and was named District General Manager for New Jersey in 2005. In 2007 Tom was appointed Regional General Manager for the HBS East Region. In December 2012 Tom was named Vice President / General Manager for HBS Americas.

Tom is an adjunct instructor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in the Division of Continuing Education, Petrocelli College and Silberman College of Business where he teaches courses in project management. He is a past adjunct instructor in business administration at Montclair State University. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety Administration from William Paterson University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Tom is Six Sigma – Green Belt Certified and has received customized training in leadership development from the University of Southern California.

Short Abstract


  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, MBA Marketing (1986)
  • William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, BS Public Safety Administration (1976)


Course Taught

  • DSCI6112 Project Management