MR. & MRS. WOODWARD
Tom and Laura are two of the founders of Woodward McCoach, Inc (WMI), a company that produces
specialized high-performance fiber optic networking equipment. Started in 1983, WMI is now a $100M
partially employee-owned company. Tom is the retired CEO and current Chairman of the Board, and
Laura is the Treasurer of WMI.
Tom received a BSEE and MSEE from Villanova University, and an MSCS from Penn State; Laura has a BA
in German from Indiana University. Their daughter is a graduate of Notre Dame University, BA and JD.
Tom and Laura are active investors in Irish Angels. Tom serves on the Research and Graduate Studies
Advisory Council at Notre Dame.
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of transparency, interdependent participation, and an intense commitment to value creation.