Tom is a coach, consultant, and educator —he empowers individuals and organizations to find their passion and purpose to achieve desired goals and results. Tom is a collaborative leader with over 20 years of experience in the public, private, and academic sectors building and leading cohesive teams to realize results. He is also a social entrepreneur and has created and led new organizations and programs that effectively improve the quality of life for specific demographic groups. Tom grew-up in Maine and came to Vermont in the late 1980s as a ski racing coach and teacher for the elite-level ski racing academy, The Green Mountain Valley School in Waitsfield, VT.
During the 1990s, Tom served as the Director of International Trade and Investment for the Agency of Commerce, State of Vermont. During his tenure, he advised the Governor and the state legislative body on international trade policy issues, developed direct marketing strategies throughout the world, and oversaw Vermont's foreign investment promotion programs. For the past 11 years, Tom has been the International Business Program Director and a full-time professor at Champlain College. He teaches courses in business and entrepreneurship, international marketing, global strategic management, leadership, management and organizational behavior, and he oversees the business internship courses. In 2012, Tom also developed the Stiller School of Business's Professional Training Program, which educates and prepares students in "professional etiquette" for successful internships and future life-long careers.
Tom graduated from St. Lawrence University in 1985 with a BA in Economics. While an undergraduate, he also attended the Austro-American Institute in Vienna, Austria where he studied German and international economics. Tom has a Master of Arts degree in Health and Positive Psychology from the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is also a nationally certified personal fitness trainer with the American Council on Exercise(ACE), and is a certified in the Myers/Briggs Type Indicator Assessment, the Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and 360 Assessments, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, Appreciative Inquiry Facilitation, and the National Society of Experiential Education (NSEE). Tom lives in Jericho, VT with his wife, Julie and their two sons, Will (17) and Charlie (14).
Tom Myers is the driving force behind the Robert P. Stiller School of Business Professional Training Program. Tom modeled the program on the corporate management training programs of Fortune 500 companies so Champlain business students would be equipped to enter internship opportunities as early as the summer after their first year—and be prepared for their professional future.
This year-long Professional Training Program starts on day one during Champlain Orientation—in which students participate in a two-day Robert P. Stiller School Business Orientation experience that includes a day doing ropes course activities as a team-building exercise with fellow Business students.
Created in a collaborative effort between faculty, the Emily Post Institute, the Champlain Office of Career Services and the LEAD program,the Professional Training Program gives students need experience and confidence in a whole realm of skills not traditionally taught in higher education-areas like:
Tom Myers is the Founder of Access 33, Inc.
Access 33 is a consulting group that works to identify, leverage and maximize the natural passions and individual strengths of people and teams within organizations. Through assessment and coaching, Access 33 provides strategies and training for maximum employee workplace passion, performance and profits.