For 30+ years Tom has been working in the retail industry gaining proficiency in Operations, Management, Customer Experience, Product Supply, Talent Development, and Change Management. His career spans 4 decades in Department Stores and Grocery. Working in Leadership and Executive Development, he has led teams and organizations through mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, natural disasters, economic collapses, and recovery.
Achieving All Star status in two Fortune 100 companies, Tom continues to champion for Conscious Capitalism and Talent Development. As Diversity and Inclusion champion he attended both historically black and white universities in the US South. He serves internally as a D&I Consultant and Business Leader. Additionally, he advocates for minority groups and family recovery organizations in his local and global communities.
His academic background includes Liberal Arts and Organization Development degrees with a focus on Education. A certified Barrett CTT tools Consultant and Values Based Leadership Coach, he is currently exploring and studying integral development and recovery, supporting his ongoing goal towards servant leadership in our interdependent global communities.
Currently Tom is Learning and Development Coordinator at Whole Foods Market. There he designs, develops, and implements Conscious Leadership and Talent Development Programs based on the 4 Tenets of Conscious Capitalism and Values Based Leadership.