Areas of expertise
executive coaching, leadership training, team building
A strategic and tactical advisor, Tom Cox is a leadership and management consultant with expertise in planning, process improvement & implementation, delivering operational efficiency and turning around businesses. In over 25 years of his career, Tom has rendered his services to varied industries such as Information Technology, Retail, Banking & Finance, Education, Telecommunication and Healthcare. Currently the Managing Consultant at Cox Business Consulting Inc, Tom is also the CEO of GrowthMaps – a start-up that helps organizations achieve faster growth.
Tom has held executive level positions and has been an Advisory Board Member for a number of organizations. A Member of the Board of Governors for the City Club of Portland, he has been associated with renowned organizations in the past such as IBM Global Services, Oracle Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. Extensively into blogging, Tom has written on varied topics pertaining to HR practices, team management, motivation, customer delight, social media, etc.
Methodology and Previous Successes
Tom works with boards, CXOs, entrepreneurs, executives and senior & front-line leaders to capitalize on their potential through coaching, training, workshops and role-play. Some of his professional successes include:
• Enhanced sales by 50% for the direct sales department of a national retail chain
• Increased referrals from existing clients by 6X for a financial services client
• Improved supply chain management – increased inventory counting speed by 3X and inventory accuracy by 5X for a mail-order retailer
"Working with Tom is terrifying and exhilarating. He always has me working on my most important task. We face my fears, together."
- Cathey A.
"Tom's coaching was instrumental in tripling my revenues in three months. While distractions pop up literally every day, Tom has helped me keep focused on the daily tasks critical to my company's success."
"I learned more about my business from Tom in two hours than I learned on my own in the last ten years."
"Tom Cox has been invaluable in helping us to grow our business. His deep understanding of both business and human psychology has helped us to uncover simple things that we can do much better... My only regret is that I did not engage him sooner."
-Steve Rosenbaum, President and CEO, Pop Art, Inc.
Specialties: Strategic planning. Process improvement. Moving your organization t
See my website for details of my coaching and training packages.
• IBM Global Services
• ODOT – Oregon Department of Transportation
• OLCC – Oregon Liquor Control Commission
• OHSU – Oregon Health Sciences University
• Oracle Corporation
• Regence Blue Cross
• SCIF – State Compensation Insurance Fund (State of California)
• Standard Insurance