Tom Masnaghetti

Tom Masnaghetti

Hudson County Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019-2020, Economic Opportunities Program

Chief Operating Officer/EVP, Hudson Community Enterprises, Jersey City, New Jersey

Tom has served at Hudson Community Enterprises in various capacities over the past 8 years; beginning as the Vice President of Finance in 2011 and progressing to Chief Financial Officer in 2004 and finally Chief Operating Officer/Exec Vice President in 2007. With responsibilities for the financial and administrative operations of the organization (Finance/Admin/HR/Payroll) as well as operational oversight of the social enterprise businesses, of which Hudson Community Enterprise currently operates six business units. These business units function as workforce development environments providing skills training for participants in HCE programs; many offer industry recognized certifications. Prior to working with Hudson Community Enterprises Tom has had experience in working in both the corporate environment as well as the entrepreneurial space where he ran several small businesses, the largest of which he ran for 15 years and who’s revenues topped $10M annually. He received both his BA (Business Administration) and MBA (Finance) from California State University.

Tom Masnaghetti is a member of the Hudson County Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019-2020, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at

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