Tom leads our Carolinas Division and holds a BA in Marketing from Iowa State University and is a serial entrepreneur. He has founded several startups and has expertise in all aspects of business including strategic planning, business development, market research & analysis, financial management and international sourcing and sales.
He founded a multi-million dollar global food equipment company with manufacturing in Asia and distribution world-wide. He recently completed a successful sale of his company with a Private Equity firm providing him insight into complex M&A transaction.
Tom has held three separate engineering design patents and has a vast knowledge of product development and manufacturing. His years of experience has provided him with valuable international and domestic business contacts. He and his wife reside in the Greenville, South Carolina area.