With well over thirty-seven years of extensive healthcare leadership experience, Tom is a voice for relationship centered and compassionate care, servant leadership and quality and systems improvement.
An author, leader and advisor, he is also an internationally recognized speaker and writer with an expertise in healthCARING models, heart and mind communication, courageous vulnerability, systems thinking and improvement, stopping bullying, adverse childhood experiences (ACES) and bringing “love in action” to all we do.
He is a father, husband and coach. A coach to healthcare leaders. And a coach to young people.
Tom’s book, The Big Kid and Basketball … and the lessons he taught his Father and Coach, focuses on bullying, resiliency, parenting, coaching, faith, family and love, and has led to international speaking engagements changing hearts, minds and methods in youth sports and schools for the betterment of children and families.
He is also a contributor to the book, Bullied Back to Life, published in the U.K., focusing on how victims of bullying have used their experiences to fuel their success, and how you can too.
And a contributor to the bestselling book, Highway to Heart, Humor, and Honesty in Healthcare, a book for healthcare providers, patients, and family members who desire to understand how to better connect and improve healthcare for all.
Tom’s latest book, the award winning, From Heart to Head & Back Again … a journey through the healthcare system, is a call to action serving to bring people together, who truly have the wisdom, the character, the integrity, the energy, the passion, and the heart, to make a difference, to be grateful, to do what is right, to lead and to serve, and to make a positive impact for others in healthcare and beyond.
Tom believes at the end of the day it is all about love and impact.