Guest Profile

Tom Davidson

Having grown from forester to vice president of human resources and organization development, Tom Davidson learned leadership from the ground up and now helps leaders and their organizations make similarly successful transitions.

Tom's formal education includes BS degrees in forestry and agricultural economics from North Carolina State University, an MBA from the University of Richmond, and an MS in organization development from The American University and NTL Institute in Washington, DC. He also serves on the Adjunct Faculty at North Carolina State University's College of Natural Resources for his leadership and communication expertise.

Tom's operations experience includes mature, fast-growth, turn around, downsizing and greenfield startups situations. He is also a former trail guide, survival instructor, fire fighter, forester, columnist, and radio talk show host.

.Tom is co-founder and past-president of the International Coach Federation, Greater Richmond Chapter, and past-president of the National Speakers Association in Virginia.

In addition, he is certified in a wide range of assessment instruments and has earned the professional designations of Senior Professional in Human Resources and Professional Certified Coach, one of a handful of professionals in the world to hold both certifications.