Tom Swan


Tom is the Co-CEO of The Swan Group which operates businesses in North America, Asia and Europe that manufacture and distribute heating, plumbing, well water and water treatment products that are sold in most parts of the world. Previously, Tom was an investment banker in San Francisco. He began his career practicing law. He graduated from Harvard College and Georgetown Law School.

In addition to serving on the Board of the Family Equality, Tom is a member of the McLean National Council and the Board of the Los Angeles Youth Network (LAYN). The LAYN serves the city’s most vulnerable foster children and McLean Hospital is the country’s #1 ranked independent Psychiatric Hospital and does amazing clinical work and research that is transforming the lives of people afflicted with psychiatric illnesses. Tom was a 25th Reunion Campaign co-chair for his Harvard College class and continues to serve as a class co-chair, and he is a long-standing Form Agent for St. Paul’s School.

Tom is an “only” Dad of Sam & Rosie, opposite-sex twins born in January 2015 through gestational surrogacy and he is expecting twin daughters in December 2017. The Swans live in Los Angeles and Cape Cod.

Tom is passionate about Family Equality’s mission to celebrate all families, especially LGBTQ families, and to provide support in all of its different forms to LGBTQ families who are marginalized and isolated by geography, poverty, race, and disability.

Tom is also committed to ensuring that we do everything possible to make sure that all members of the LGBTQ community have the opportunity to create families.

Tom Swan