President & CEO

Leading the Garrity PR team, Tom is the company’s founder, president and CEO. He is a valued member of the industry and community, bringing more than three decades of knowledge in media relations, communications strategy and crisis communications. Tom’s steadfast but resourceful approach has guided some of New Mexico’s most recognized business leaders and organizations during times of tragedy and triumph. Tom’s extensive experience supporting some of the state’s largest tourist attractions and events provide great value to clients wanting to increase awareness and build lasting impressions. Tom’s commitment to staying conversant on industry trends and community affairs has earned him over 15-years of successful longevity leading this award winning firm.


  • United Way of Central New Mexico – Marketing Chair (Executive Committee)
  • New Mexico First – Board of Directors
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico – Board of Directors (past Chairman)
  • Public Relations Society of America Counselors Academy (Executive Committee)
  • Public Relations Society of America – New Mexico Chapter (past President)
  • Public Relations Society of America – New Mexico Chapter Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Worldcom Public Relations Group – Treasurer of the America’s Region
  • Economic Forum – Albuquerque
  • New Mexico Business Weekly – 40 under 40 (2003)


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