Tom Morales ‘75 Honored as Significant Sig
Honoring His Heritage
Tom is the retired CEO and Co-Founder of Morales Group, Inc, a company serving as a bridge between the Indianapolis business community and the region’s growing Hispanic population. Since its founding in 2003, Morales Group has become one of the fastest growing Hispanic owned businesses in America; an INC 5000 firm; and one of the nation’s top 100 Hispanic Businesses. Morales Group has grown to include offices in eight cities and successfully placed more than 50,000 associates.
Tom’s strong work ethic, passion to help others, and savvy business acumen has allowed the Morales Group to thrive and grow annual revenues into one of the top 1% of staffing companies in the country.
Tom earned his Civil Engineering degree from Purdue in 1975. Prior to starting the Morales Group, he gained management experience working with Proctor and Gamble, Union Carbide, and Donaldson Corporation.
Passionate About Community
Passionate about his community, Morales has served on boards and supported numerous philanthropic groups including Elevate Indy, YWAM, IU Cancer Center, Immigrant Welcome Center, The Boy Scouts (Crossroads of America), and the St. Francis Foundation. Morales was also appointed by then Governor Daniels as a commissioner of the State Student Assistance Commission.
Tom received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Marion University in 2019 and was inducted into Indiana’s Business Hall of Fame that same year.
Reflections on Tom’s Career
Significant Sig and pledge brother Mark Lester ’75 reflected, “Tom Morales has always embodied the standards of Sigma Chi throughout his life. There is no question that the world is a better place as a result of Tom’s career accomplishments and philanthropy. I am proud to call Tom Morales my brother and to recognize his significant career accomplishments.”
Congratulations to Tom on his selection as Delta Delta’s 59th Significant Sig.