Thomas Hattersley
Thomas Hattersley
Induction Year: 1987
Graduation Year: 1972
Sport: Football, Lacrosse

Thomas Hattersley was an outstanding center for the Big Red football program.  He was DU’s team captain, first-team all-conference and was honored as the Ohio Athletic Conference’s MVP in 1971.  Hattersley was also a defenseman and three-year starter for the DU lacrosse team.  The Big Red lacrosse team posted an impressive 32-5 mark during Tom’s varsity tenure.  He also served as secretary for his fraternity, Beta Theta Pi.

Upon receiving his diploma, Hattersley enrolled at the Salmon P. Chase College of Law.  IN 1977, he was hired by the Kroger Company in Cincinnati and spent nine years there in the law department.  He then took a position as Director of Corporate Benefits and Compensation for Kroger.  Tom is an expert at linking individual performance to strategy, and is the founder of Pathway Guidance’s proprietary performance management system – Starway.  He is also a Denison University Research Foundation trustee.