Tom Deverell has over 40 years of leadership experience with proven expertise in business turnarounds, acquisitions, revenue growth, process improvement, management development, employee satisfaction, customer retention and coaching.
He has been an entrepreneur founding several of his own businesses and worked for both small and extremely large organizations. For the past 6 years Tom has focused his attention on CEO, executive and entrepreneur coaching. He has been the owner and managing partner of Esteemed Consulting since 2002.
Tom began his business career as controller then General Manager in Buffalo NY. During his seven-year tenure as General Manager, saw its revenue triple.
As Vice President of a major conglomerate, Tom was responsible for supporting all under-performing companies. He assisted with the development of a new strategic and tactical business plan involving sales, service, finance, marketing and administration. He also personally mentored each of the eight presidents who reported directly to his position. During his first year in this position, the operating income of these companies grew 17%.
When appointed President of an under-performing subsidiary in San Diego CA, Tom turned an annual loss of over $2 million into a profit of $6.6 million. He launched an outsourcing division and grew its revenue from zero to $10 million. He also achieved the highest employee satisfaction rating in the company’s first worldwide employee satisfaction survey in 1998.
Tom was later promoted to President, IKON Office Solutions, Northwest District. He was responsible for IKON Business Services, IKON Technology Services, IKON Management Services, IKON Legal Document Services and IKON Business Document Services. He was recruited to turnaround the poorly performing district, and successfully took a 1998 loss of $35 million and turned it into a profit of $24 million in 1999. During his tenure in this position, revenues grew to over $700 million and operating income grew in excess of $80 million.
In 2002, Tom chose entrepreneurship and successfully started and owned several small businesses in hardware, technology and consulting.
Tom earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance & Marketing from Albany State University.