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Tom Blaisse, MA  

•Twenty five years experience as an Organizational Consultant •Presented to more than 100,000 people, in many industries, including technology, retail, manufacturing, finance, health care, and energy •Franklin Covey Co.: Senior Consultant

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mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} </style> <![endif]Tom Blaisse,MA has more than twenty- five years experience as a speaker, seminar leader and executive coach, specializing in communication strategies, time and life management, interviewing skills, management development and executive leadership. Tom brings a wealth of knowledge from a variety of industries including Banking, Financial and Tax Services, Health Care, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Technology, Pharmaceuticals and Government. Noted for his humorous, engaging,  high energy presentation style, Tom creates affinity with large audiences and connects well with senior management.Tom earned his undergraduate Degree in Theatre and Speech Communications from De Sales University in Allentown, PA. He holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychologyfrom Rider University in Trenton, NJ.


 

Tom began his career teaching high school English, Speech and Drama at Council Rock H.S. in Bucks County. Then as an account executive for Videolearning, in Haverford, PA, Tom introduced International Training Consultants Supervisory Methods to the health care industry in the tri-state area.  From there, Tom served as a Performance Consultant with the Wilson Learning of Philadelphia, where he developed and presented workshops in leadership, behavioral styles, and consultative selling.

 

In 1985, Tom became Corporate Director of Training and Development for HE&R (Hershey Entertainment & Resort Co).  He managed the quality assurance program and developed and implemented a new performance management system.  Tom won an award from Training Magazine for an article he wrote entitled “Back to Basics” about a supervisory training program he implemented company-wide. He also developed a customer service system that was strategically linked with HE&R’s marketing theme.

 

In 1989, Tom joined Franklin Covey Company (Franklin Day Planner and The7 Habits of Highly Effective People).  As a seminar leader and senior consultant, Tom presented more than 1800 seminars over a ten year period to more than 50,000 participants on the topics of Time and Stress Management, the 7 Habits..., Business Writing, Managing Personal Change and Building Trust. After leaving Franklin Covey in 2000, Tom worked with Partners In Leadership, a California based consulting firm, where he facilitated The OZ Principle Accountability Training Workshop. Tom then served as Director of Training Compliance for Youth Advocate Programs, Inc., a private non-profit provider of  Advocacy and Mental Health services based in Harrisburg, PA.  Presently, Tom is working as an independent HRD consultant, certified with Quest Mark,LLC; Forum Corp.; Management Team Consultants; The Mind Gym and the Dering Consulting Group.

 

 Tom is a member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), BSA, (Eagle Scout), and he is a church lay minister.  Avocationally, he is a actor, published poet, singer and songwriter.  He and his wife Roberta and their children, Matthew, Michael and Elizabeth, enjoy swimming, tennis, music and the arts.

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