New York native Tom Penketh has over 20 years of experience as an editor, copywriter, and journalist.
He wrote for publications at Nielsen and Meredith, worked with financial research at Alliance Bernstein and TIAA-CREF, and edited medical journals at Reed Elsevier.
Tom taught English at NYC's International Center for more than six years. He helped students from Asia, Europe, and Africa to improve their conversation, writing, and pronunciation skills.
In 2016, he started Tom's Tutoring NYC to teach ESL to adults full time.
Tom is a top organizer for Meetup.com, hosting three to four NYC events every week which help expatriates practice speaking English. His Meetup groups have more than 10,000 members combined.
In between trips to Taiwan to visit their extended family, Tom and his wife live on a tree-lined street in Brooklyn, NY.