Thomas Giddings

Thomas Giddings

Managing Director, Senior Relationship Manager

Tom has over 30 years of experience in the wealth management industry. He partners with investment, financial planning and trust experts to help clients understand and plan for important long term financial goals, such as retirement, sale of businesses and passing wealth to future generations. Tom evaluates clients’ current investments, tolerance for risk and cash flow to develop a long-term strategic asset allocation that helps them achieve their goals. He communicates frequently with his clients to keep them informed of their progress.

Throughout his career, Tom has demonstrated exceptional skill in creating customized financial solutions for affluent individuals and families. His clients include business owners, executives, professionals, athletes and retirees. Tom also devotes his time to nurturing relationships with individuals, families and organizations who can benefit from our firm’s broad range of wealth management capabilities.

Before joining Covington in 2020, Tom served as Senior Managing Director at First Foundation Advisors, and Managing Director at Lehman Brothers and U.S. Trust.  He brings to our firm more than 30 years experience in strategic planning, relationship management, marketing and branding. Tom has served on TD Ameritrade’s National Advisory Council and Schwab’s Advisor Network.


  • B.S. in Finance, Boston University
  • Executive Program in Investment Management, Stanford University

Community service

  • Mission Hospital Foundation, Board Member
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Orange County Chapter, Board Member
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Member


Spending quality time with family, traveling, skiing, golfing, fitness, tennis, wine

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