Since November of 2015 Tom has been President of Franklinton Rising, a
Christian based movement of men, women and children, helping young adults to
break the cycles of poverty through gaining life and job skills, careers in the
building trades, faith, renting and owning homes and becoming productive
members of their neighborhood.
Tom was President of Heffner Performance Group, dba Compass USA, a mentoring
practice, developing entrepreneurial spirited leaders of organizations with 20–400
employees. Working with a leadership team, Tom helped them to focus on building
cultures of high character based upon Biblical principles and implementing
leadership practices that build trust and create excellence of performance.
Tom has held previous positions including: President, The Magellan Group, a
software/consulting start-up; VP Franchise Sales, Gosh Enterprises, fast casual
restaurants with 200-300 locations; COO American Health Holding, 250-person
medical management firm; President, Heffner Consultants; Minority owner and
Senior VP, Client Services, Management Horizons Division of Price Waterhouse; and
Branch Sales Manager, Xerox Corporation.