Winner of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2006, Tom has built four sector-leading nonprofits and four foundations. He’s written six books, sits on six boards, and hosts a video blog and podcast. Each year, Tom speaks to more than 5,000 nonprofit leaders at conferences across the country. He rated one of America’s 10 retreat facilitators, and his impact on the industry has been featured on CNN, Nightline, and in Newsweek. Tom is the president of First Things First, a business specializing in strategic planning, board retreats, fundraising, and executive coaching. To relax, he loves mountain biking, hiking, skiing, tennis, and baking.