Management Team & Staff


Tom Annear, Sr. Vice President, Corporate Sales

Tom started with the Tournament in 1994 and has assumed various management responsibilities covering business development, special events, and community affairs. Over the years, he has also served as Tournament Director of the Orange Bowl International Junior Tennis Championship and the Huggy Bears Invitational. For the last few years, his primary responsibility at the Miami Open has been to oversee corporate sponsorship sales, as well as Tournament Director of the Aircel Chennai Open, an ATP 250 event based in India.

Prior to joining the Tournament, Tom worked in New York City for ten years in the advertising agency and client side of the business. His professional work experience covers media, corporate advertising, event marketing, public relations, fund raising, and sales.

In 1984, Tom was graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a BS-Economics, and lives in Hobe Sound, Florida with his wife Laura and has 3 children - Jake (24), Allison (22) and Connor (15).