Thomas Demiranda

Director of Business Development

Job description in three sentences or less?
Thomas works with the sales team on a daily basis to initiate outreach and foster relationships with prospective clients, as well as creates and refines Catalyst’s sales process and approach.

What ignites you?
That satisfaction I enjoy after earning a client’s business. Victory, oh you taste so sweet!

Favorite quote?
“Only Christ is the whole of man’s happiness; the sun to enlighten him, the physician to heal him, the wall of fire to defend him, the friend to comfort him, the pearl to enrich him, the ark to support him, the rock to sustain him under the heaviest pressures.” — Isaac Ambrose

Last book you read?
Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan

Favorite place in the world?
Rio de Janeiro is a lively place with distinct beauty. The way the mountains, beach, and city interpose is magical. It’s a sight to see!

Best meal you’ve ever had?
Oysters! Once I flew in a private jet with my former boss on a business trip, and we had to land because of lack of cabin air. That misery turned into joy when we went to Cristiano Ristorante in Houma, Louisiana, and I had the best oysters of my life!