THOMAS J. GRAVINA
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Thomas J. Gravina was elected Chairman of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s
(PCOM) Board of Trustees on November 10, 2021. He has served as Vice Chairman since
2015 and has been a Trustee since 2003. Gravina will remain as Chairman of the PCOM
Foundation Committee and will continue serving on the Finance, Audit, Executive and
From 1987-2000, Gravina served as president and CEO of ATX Communications, which he
built into one of the largest privately held telecommunications companies in the U.S.
In 2000, he led the multibillion-dollar merger between ATX and publicly traded CoreComm
and Voyager.net, continuing as President and CEO of the combined venture until 2005,
when he transitioned to Chairman of the Board until the company was sold to Broadview
Communications in 2006.
Gravina is currently Executive Chairman of Evolve IP, a company he co-founded in 2006.
Evolve IP is a cloud technology company, serving commercial clients in the U.S. and
various other countries around the world. Evolve IP has been named as one of America’s
50 Best Places to Work (Inc. Magazine), Best Entrepreneurial Companies (Entrepreneur Magazine) and Fastest-Growing Technology Companies (Deloitte Fast 500). In his current role, Gravina oversees Evolve IP’s global M&A strategy and philanthropic
efforts. He also is Executive Chairman of GPX Enterprises, a private investment company
he co-founded in 2007, with interests in real estate, manufacturing, software, consumer
health, cloud technology and financial services.
From 2009-2018, Gravina was a member of the Board of Directors of FS Investment Corporation,
a NYSE-listed business development company. He has also served on the Board of Directors
of FS Energy and Power Fund, chairing the nominating and corporate governance committee,
as well as the FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund.
The Philadelphia Business Journal/Wharton Business School named Gravina to the CEO Hall of Fame and he has previously
been recognized as a 30 Under 30 and a 40 Under 40 honoree. He has also been inducted
into The Philadelphia Hall of Fame for Junior Achievement.
Gravina supports several charitable organizations through the Thomas and Tracey Gravina
Family Foundation, which develops partnerships with organizations that provide basic
human services like food and shelter, youth development, education, wellness, community
building and encouragement. He and members of his various businesses have helped raise
more than $12 million for 45 charities across the United States. He also currently
serves on the boards of a number of charitable organizations, including the Herb it
Forward Foundation and the Center City District Foundation.
Gravina earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Villanova
University in 1984, and is an active alumnus serving on the President’s Leadership
Committee as well as a member of the 1842 Heritage Society. He is also a 2018 recipient
of the Villanova University Joe Walters Special Recognition Award.
Gravina currently resides in Haverford, PA, with his wife Tracey and their three children.