Tom is the “go to” coach for dozens of Fortune 500 executives when it comes to leadership and effective communication. He created the FIRE-UP Your Presentations System in 1986 to empower the sales teams he built as the National Sales Manager for Robbins Research International. Those sales teams shattered records and delivered over 200% annual sales growth for every year Tom was there. Tom is passionate about helping people break through their limitations and create breakthrough results. He believes that every human being has the potential to be an outstanding communicator and he’s been on a mission since 1986 to help as many people possible fulfill that promise.

Tom has delivered over 2,000 trainings in 24 different countries for audiences as large as 18,000 people and his trainings and books have been translated into 10 languages. As a peak performance expert he has also coached 4 athletes who went on to win Olympic Gold Medals as well as his daughter Kylie who was a Parade All-American soccer player and NCAA National Champion at UCLA and his son Tommy who was a highly recruited basketball player currently playing for Harvard.

Tom is a graduate of the University of North Carolina where he received a degree in Speech Communications and was a member of the nationally ranked football team. He and his wife Stacy, a health and wellness expert, live in Rancho Santa Fe, CA.

Author of:

Win The Presentation Game, FIRE-UP Your Presentations, Talking to Win, Peak Performance