George B. Toma – Executive Vice President of Partytime-HDO has over 13 years of industry experience and is responsible for overall operations of Partytime-HDO. As a long standing friend & advisor to Jim Gallagher (1984 Founder of Partytime Productions), he applied his CFO knowledge in the reorganization & recapitalization of Partytime, oversaw years of consistent growth & profitability improvement, led the acquisition of HDO and played a key role in bring Partytime-HDO into the ProEm family.
Beginning his career in 1990 in public accounting, he transitioned into the manufacturing sector and navigated a career path to CFO of a publicly traded gaming company before the age of 30. During his leadership he played a key role in expanding the company’s global footpath with a joint venture in Malaysia, developing key supplier contracts with suppliers in Asia & Australia and led strategic acquisitions in the gaming sector.
Currently focusing on the exciting special events industry and operating under the mantra he penned “Great People Make Good Companies Great – with its national reach, top inventory & seasoned staff, there’s not a special event that the ProEm family can’t handle!"
Born & raised in Chicago, George completed his undergraduate degree at Illinois-Chicago, his MBA at Loyola and successfully attained CPA & CMA certification.
George currently resides in Chicago but his real passion is world traveling with his family & fellow “Adventurers". From climbing the Great Wall of China, Big 5 safari drives in Southern Africa, traversing salt caves in the mountains of Austria, hiking Machu Picchu to his future gorilla trekking in central Africa he believes you should always be re-filling your bucket list & actively work at completing it.