Skills: Business Plans, Managing a Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Sales, Sales Rep Management, Start Ups
Tom grew up near Chicago, attended the University of Wisconsin (BS History) and New York University (MA History). He has lived in all regions of the US including the South and the last 40 years in Southern California.
His 40 year work experience has been exclusively in the field of consumer electronics including retail, wholesale, national and international sales, marketing, operations and start-ups. Currently, he has a marketing consulting business founded in 1999. He has worked with or for Sony, Pioneer, Marantz, Infinity, IBM, Xerox, Memorex, and MGM. This is not to mention significant experience with many start-ups in audio, video and personal computers.
He mentors on Tuesday mornings at the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce.