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Thomas Murray Costello

Thomas Murray Costello, library and museums executive. Fellow Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 1974-1978; named Headliner of Year, Valley Press Club, 1991. Co-chairman Holy Name Parish Council, Springfield, 1986-1992. Member American Association Museum, American Library. Association, Public Library. Association, Association Science and Technology Centers, New England Museum Association.

Background

  • Costello, Thomas Murray was born on May 23, 1950 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Thomas Daly and Jeanne Elizabeth (Murray) Costello.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1972. Master of Business Administration, Washington University, St. Louis, 1974.

    Career

    • With faculty Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1974-1978, federal relations officer, 1974-1976, director development, 1976-1978. Director development school law Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1978-1979. Director development St. Louis Art Museum, 1979-1984, assistant director, 1984-1985.

      President Springfield (Massachusetts) Library. and Museum Association, since 1985. Faculty Notre Dame College Ohio, Shaker Heights, 1979. Director Massachusetts Cultural Alliance, 1987-1993, Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, since 1988.

      Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Co-chairman Holy Name Parish Council, Springfield, 1986-1992. Member American Association Museum, American Library. Association, Public Library.

    Association, Association Science and Technology Centers, New England Museum Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, swimming, hiking, music.

    Connections

    • Married Michele Anne Gadbow, August 4, 1973. Children: Thomas G., Sean M., Kenna A., Elizabeth A.
    • father: Thomas Daly Costello
    • mother: Jeanne Elizabeth (Murray) Costello
    • spouse: Michele Anne Gadbow
    • children: Thomas G. Costello
    • Sean M. Costello
    • Kenna A. Costello
    • Elizabeth A Costello
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    Born March 23, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Williams College
    • 1974
      Washington University
    • 1974 - 1978
      With faculty Miles College
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1978 - 1979
      director, development school law Case Western Reserve University
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1985
      president, Springfield (Massachusetts) Library and Museum Association
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