Thomas and Sharon Malloy Receive Citizens of the Year Award at Chapman University Gala
ORANGE, CA Thomas and Sharon Malloy were honored as "Citizens of the Year" during Chapman University's 35th annual gala event at the new Musco Center for the Arts. Malloy, and his wife Sharon received the prestigious award for their support of initiatives and programs at Chapman.
Malloy is Owner/CEO of Trench Shoring Company, which over 40 years, he has grown from a small aluminum shoring business to one of the largest, most respected shoring companies in the west, with ten locations. Malloy credits much of the company's recent expansion and success to the involvement of his children, Kevin (President), Bridgett (Vice President), Kelley (Vice President) and Ryan (Lake Forest location Branch Manager). Three of Malloy's four grand- children (three alumni, one current) are also Chapman University graduates. Malloy also serves as President of Ed Pink Racing Enginesa Tom Malloy Company. Ed Pink Racing Engines is one of America's premier auto racing engine building, rebuilding, testing, design and development facilities and has been located at its Van Nuys, California, facility since 1966.
Malloy has supported education throughout his life. He and Sharon are regular contributors to Thomas' alma maters, and have been honored with the naming of facilities on both campuses, including Malloy Hall, home to University of San Francisco's School of Management.
Malloy joined the Board of Governors at Chapman University in 2007, and currently serves on the Board of Trustees, lending his expertise to the Real Estate, Building and Grounds Committees. Tom and Sharon have generously supported many Chapman initiatives and programs including American Celebration, the Leatherby Libraries and Doti Hall. Most recently, their generosity in helping to build Musco Center for the Arts was recognized with the naming of the three-level Thomas E. and Sharon Malloy Grand Lobby.
During the awards ceremony, a short video highlighted the Malloys' contributions to Chapman University. The video featured heartfelt tributes from their family, business associates and leaders representing Thomas Malloy's alma maters.