Tom Zimmerman


Tom has a successful 10-year track record as a professional business & marketing consultant for more than 60 clients in diverse nonprofit, private business, governmental, and municipal organizations.

He has proven leadership in executive level management positions spanning over 15 years in national and multi-national corporations, with full P&L responsibility for all phases of manufacturing, marketing, finance, distribution, quality control and regulatory compliance.

Tom demonstrated success in increasing annual revenue and profitability, increasing production efficiencies, new accounts, cost reduction, competitive pricing strategies, organizational development and on-time delivery performance. He is experienced in company start-up, relocation, and organizational restructuring/turn-around.

He has developed and executed comprehensive business & marketing plans, strategic plans, profit/quality improvement campaigns, business growth strategies, financial and market analysis. Tom created, organized and produced successful public education and public relations programs, market research projects, feasibility studies, community development programs, and focus group processes.

A skilled certified facilitator, negotiator and problem solver, he designed and conducted public and private meetings, work sessions, and strategic planning sessions that provided the structure and process for organization and community leaders, and policy makers to vision their future, set goals, form partnerships and coalitions to achieve internal and community-wide objectives. Tom accomplished many consensus-building processes to successfully connect confrontational groups, engage their focus on common objectives, and resolve divisive problems.

He regularly presents seminars on various aspects of business development and board development. Tom has a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Marketing and Finance. U.S. Navy veteran with honorable discharge.

Previous Corporate Affiliations:
Johnson & Johnson
M&M Mars, Inc.
Redken Laboratories
Smith International
Excal, Inc.
Defense Technology Corp.


 

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