Tom Flippen is a senior-level executive with over 25 years experience.
He is highly regarded for leading sales organizations to record levels of growth, and using breakthrough approaches to successfully introduce major new products. He has broad experience and expertise in building, motivating, and mentoring high functioning sales teams - and moving the strategic selling approach from a transactional to a clinical, customer relationship based selling model. In driving results, he is focused on creating performance based measurement and evaluation tools to increase team productivity. Tom has held numerous leadership roles that have maximized the value of several major collaborations with outside partners, while protecting the Company's investment. He is an excellent speaker with effective negotiating skills, and the personal strength to handle adversity in tough market conditions while producing positive financial outcomes.
Tom received his BS in Management from Fisk University in Nashville, and has completed numerous high level executive education courses. He also has gained outside experience by holding NFP Board positions at the Urban League of Philadelphia and ACHIEVEability, and being active as a member of various Diversity Council’s and as a member of the faculty of a corporate Executive Leadership Program.
Interesting Facts About Tom
Why CANDOR? CANDOR offers practical leadership techniques that provide organizations with effective programs to develop team leaders while achieving business results.
Education: Fisk University, BS Management
If you could have dinner with any 3 people who would they be: Warren Buffet, John Wooden and Martin Luther King.
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Denzel Washington.
One thing in your bucket list?Play golf at the top 5 US courses.
How do I relax? Jazz music.
Work experience (20 words or less): Over 25 years of sales, marketing and operations management, people leader, coach and mentor.
Favorite vacation? Bermuda
Childhood Career Goal: Professional baseball player (Willie Mays)