Thomas Schiltz

  • Director of Compensation and Benefits


  • MBA, health care administration, Cleveland State University
  • BBA, Cleveland State University
  • Certified Financial Planner


Thomas Schiltz brings more than 30 years of retirement and benefits experience to Oberlin College. He has worked for such organizations as St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, where he designed all aspects of its Addiction Medicine Partial Hospitalization Program; and at Key Private Bank managing pension plan investments.

He also was director of staff retirement and benefits at Cleveland Clinic, where he spearheaded the strategy, design, implementation, and administration of $180 million for all qualified and non-qualified retirement plans and benefits for leadership and staff physicians. He also has held positions within Ernst & Young, notably as a staff auditor.

Schiltz holds a Master of Business Administration in health care administration and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Cleveland State University. He is a certified financial planner (CFP) and a non-practicing certified public accountant (CPA).

He also is a board member for the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland.

Schiltz began his appointment on November 5, 2019, and reports to the college’s chief human resources officer.