Thomas Hiatt

Board of Visitors

Board of Visitors
Thomas Hiatt: Board of Visitors


Thomas Hiatt, is board chair of World Learning Board. Thomas joined the World Learning Board of Trustees in 2010 and became board chair in October 2014.

As a founding partner of Centerfield Capital, he has raised and invested capital in a number of privately held firms across a wide variety of industries. In the process, he has served as a director of a number of private and publicly held companies, including firms in the financial services, health care, manufacturing, information technology and business services industries.

In addition to his work with World Learning, Hiatt has been involved with a number of other nonprofit organizations. He is currently chair of the Board of Governors of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. He is the founder and former chair of the Advisory Board of Grameen Indianapolis and Friends of Holliday Park. Hiatt is also a director of Lake City Bank, a publicly traded financial institution based in Warsaw, Indiana, and chairs the bank's corporate risk committee.

Hiatt graduated magna cum laude from Wabash College where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He also holds an MSc from the Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he served as editor of the Sloan Management Review.

Hiatt is an alumnus of the International Honors Program (1968–69) and edited a book, The Young Internationalists, about the experience with Mark Gerzon.