Thomas G. Sexton, Vice President, Controller
Tom Sexton is Vice President and Controller for Vista Outdoor Inc. Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products, and has well-recognized brands that provide consumers with a range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products.
Tom is responsible for FP&A, tax and accounting. He previously served as Vice President, Controller and Treasurer for Vista Outdoor. Prior to this, he served as Vice President and Controller for ATK Sporting Group. From 2007-2013, he held various leadership roles at the ATK corporate level, including Treasurer, interim Chief Financial Officer, and Corporate Controller.
From 2002-2007, Tom was Vice President and Group Controller for ATK Ammunition Systems Group. He held various leadership positions in the finance function at both ATK and Honeywell before it spun off its defense business to form ATK. Prior to his work at Honeywell, Tom worked for Pannel Kerr Forster in Minnesota.
He has an MBA in finance from the Curtis L. Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Minnesota State University. Tom is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.