Tom Bernthal Bio, Wiki
Tom Bernthal is a 46-year-old co-founder of a brand strategy consulting firm. He describes himself on his LinkedIn, “Founder, and CEO of Kelton — a hybrid marketing research and strategy consultancy where cultural anthropologists, design researchers, PhD statisticians, and innovators enthusiastically strengthen, grow and support brands.”
Tom Bernthal & Sheryl Sandberg Engaged
On February 1st, 2020, he asked Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg to marry him during a visit to Vermejo Park Ranch. Citing “a source close to the couple,” Bernthal presented Sandberg with the ring during a mountain hike. The ring reportedly includes five diamonds to represent their respective children.
Sandberg confirmed the happy announcement on Instagram on February 3rd. She wrote, “Engaged!!! @tom_bernthal, you are my everything. I could not love you more.”
Tom Bernthal Brothers
Tom Bernthal has two younger brothers, actor, Jon Benthal and Nick Bernthal. Jon Bernthal is best known for his role as Shane Walsh in the Walking Dead. His acting credits include roles in movies The Wolf of Wall Street and The Accountant, and the TV series The Punisher, according to IMDB.
Nick Bernthal is an orthopedic surgeon at UCLA Medical Center. He co-founded a non-profit organization called Drops Fill Buckets with Jon and lifelong friend Gareth Schweitzer (who co-founded Kelton Global with Tom).
Tom Bernthal Early Age & Education
Tom Bernthal and his brothers grew up on the east coast. He attended the Sidwell Friends School, a competitive Quaker day school with campuses in Washington D.C. and Bethesda, Maryland.
According to his LinkedIn page, Bernthal spent time in the Midwest as a college student. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Tom Bernthal Career & Net Worth
Tom Bernthal began his professional career working in politics. According to his LinkedIn page, he served in the White House during President Bill Clinton’s administration. In June of 1996, Bernthal switched over to journalism. He got a job as a producer with NBC News, contributing to TODAY, the Nightly News, Dateline, MSNBC, and CNBC.
He co-founded Kelton Global alongside business partner Gareth Schweitzer. Both had backgrounds in journalism and decided to make a transition into the marketing realm. They launched their market research and consulting firm in March of 2002, according to Bernthal’s LinkedIn page.
According to his bio on the Kelton Global website, Bernthal wrote that he brings a “journalist’s eye for the human story to the world of insights and strategic marketing.” He says his experience includes working with major companies including Google, Nike, Target, Amazon, Whole Foods, Starbucks… and Facebook!
Tom Bernthal Children
Bernthal is a parent, just like fiance Sheryl Sandberg (she has two children). According to a source by People Bernthal is described as “this really nice, down to earth guy. They’re both devoted parents. It’s a nice thing that it has worked out so well.”