Tom Horvath’s professional career has taken him from the mailroom to the boardroom with roles ranging from Customer Service Rep to Chief Operating Officer. Regardless of the job titles or role, Tom’s passion for “inspiring excellence” is steadfast – in fact, it is his personal life purpose.
His career illustrates practical expertise in strategy formulation, leadership consulting, executive coaching, performance management, marketing, sales, process improvement, product development, training design & delivery, and project management. In the role of Chief Operating Officer, Tom provided oversight and coordination of professional practice areas focused on Human Resource management, Legal, Marketing, Operations and Finance to provide high impact, holistic service delivery while minimizing costs and risk for the parent company. These skills and capabilities were developed at such blue chip companies as Prudential, Standard Register, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America and CNL. In addition, Tom has led a variety of consulting engagements around the globe with all sizes of companies and non-profit organizations. Notable career milestones include spearheading various departmental teams at Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation (resulting in their selection for the 1997 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award); top decile sales performance; and several community leadership awards.
Tom received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of North Florida and his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Bloomsburg University. He has extensive experience as an adjunct instructor with Cornell University, Penn State University, the Crummer School of Business - Rollins College and the University of Porto – Portugal. Tom shares the integration of theory with practical application to the world in which we operate. Community stewardship includes volunteer leadership roles with the Central Florida YMCA, Junior Achievement, Rotary International, Priority Associates, The Jobs Partnership of Florida and the International Community School.
What clients are saying:
outstanding job handling a very difficult discussion
took a dry topic and made it fun yet informative”
“Could not have chosen a better facilitator!”
compelling and knowledgeable – good balance of practical and theoretical”
“Tom’s passion was evident”
“Tom is warm, dedicated and very genuine. Can’t help but like him, and he definitely knows his stuff!”