Married for thirty-six years, three daughters, twin granddaughters.
Graduate of Northern Kentucky University – Business Degree (I earned a solid GPA of 2.55. It’s not bragging if you’ve actually done it!)
1978-2008: President and Chief Operating Officer of The Sheakley Group of Companies headquartered in Cincinnati. Sheakley offers workers’ compensation and unemployment tax control services. I was the eleventh employee hired in 1978 and eventually became President and Chief Operating Officer. The Sheakley Group’s revenues grew from $500,000 to $70 million and created over 600 jobs.
39 Years of Leadership & Profit Experience.
Built 15 Diverse Divisions from $500,000 to $70 Million.
Generated 25% – 50% Operating Profits.
Founded Tom Wurtz Consulting in 2008. My mission is to teach executives how to redesign their company’s playbooks and achieve the Noble Pursuit of Profits.
Founder of the Eagle Leadership Academy. ELA is a skill-based development program designed to produce America’s next generation of results-based leaders.
Interviewed on WLW 700AM Radio with Jim Scott.
Interviewed on WDJO 1160AM Radio with Dusty Rhodes.
Featured on the Northern Kentucky Chamber’s “Leading Businesses…Leading Communities”
Featured in Cincy Magazine.
National Keynote Speaker – Toyota, Kentucky Chamber’s Distinguished Speaker Series & National Association of State Associations.
Author of three books:
The Eagle Within – Success Principles from a Simple American
The Score’s Wrong – The Lunatic Rantings of a Volleyball Dad
Corporate COMMON SENSE – Revolutionary Business Lessons Inspired by Thomas Paine
In 2013, I will be releasing two books:
Corporate Common Sense II – More Business Success Based on Paine
Tom Wurtz’s Political Bible – “SCUM” Voters Are Destroying America! (Socialists, Communists, Uninformed & Marxists)
Personal library contains 642 business, leadership & political books.
Absorbed 48,769 minutes of business & leadership CDs.
Author of the FREE Weekly Eagle e-Lessons that teaches career, leadership & profit strategies. Over 100,000 Eagle e-Lessons issued.
Business skills have been featured on television, radio and in numerous business publications.
In 2012, unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Congress in Kentucky’s 4th District.