Tom McEnery is an American author, businessman, and teacher from San Jose, California, who served as the 61st mayor of that city from 1983 to 1991.
McEnery attended Santa Clara University, graduating with a B.A. in 1967 and an M.A. in 1970. After his term in office, he served on the Board of Directors of the San Jose Sharks hockey team and continued to pursue his business & writing career. He co-founded San Jose Inside, a website devoted to the culture and politics of San Jose. McEnery is also part of the ownership group for San Jose Sports & Entertainment Enterprises, which owns the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. He is an owner of the Irish Innovation Center in Downtown San Jose which houses and funds start-up technology ventures.
San Jose's McEnery Convention Center is named in his honor.