Tom Hawes is a Managing Director of the BlueCross BlueShield Venture Fund. The firm's current investment efforts are focused on the food and agriculture and healthcare sectors. Tom serves on the Boards of Directors of AbilTo, HeartFlow, ID Experts, Lumiata, Healthify, BehaveCare, Oncology Analytics, Patientco, and Phreesia. He has held board seats preivously at InVivoLink, Nexidia, and Wellspring Healthcare.
Before joining Sandbox, Tom matched at Yale School of Medicine for residency and completed his first year of medical training at Greenwich Hospital. During his medical training, he worked on clinical studies at the ISK Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and on outcomes research at the National Cancer Institute and NYMC’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Department. Tom is on the National Advisory Board of the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Brigham Young University, an MD from New York Medical College, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Tom served his fellowship under the mentorship of Matt Downs, a Managing Partner of Sandbox Industries and BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners. He graduated as a member of Class 15.