Selected to be one of the few torchbearers in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, Tom has been recognized for his role as a motivator and powerful catalyst in the lives of many.

His acclaim reaches to the Oprah Winfrey couch as a guest on her show.  Tom spent his early days as a semi-professional pitcher for a Houston Astros affiliated team, and has owned and operated CrossTraining Baseball Camps for kids. In the past few decades, Tom has challenged thousands of young hopefuls, numerous sports teams, business leaders, school and church members through his explosive Keynote and Training Programs on“A Healthier America,” “How to be FIT FOREVER,” “Overcoming the Obstacles of Life,” and “Living Your Dream.”

He works as a Corporate Wellness Consultant and is the author of the FIT FOREVER book series.  This is a uniquely designed lifestyle series that focuses on daily consistency in leading a healthy life.  Simplicity is his key to helping people of all ages embrace a healthy lifestyle.  As a professional speaker and wellness consultant, he has partnered with many businesses, churches, and non-profit organizations to motivate them to accomplish their vision and goals.  He is passionate about leaving a legacy of health; one that helps people get FIT FOREVER one day at a time.

In his personal narrative of hope, Tom describes how his family overcame a series of life-altering events that forever changed the course of their lives. His inspiring, heart-wrenching story, “Gonna Do It,” reminds us that life is too short to not make every single moment count.