Author, inspirational speaker, business leader and founder of the famous Beechworth Bakery, Tom changes lives. The thousands of people whose lives he has impacted typically say he is “real, captivating, unforgettable and transformational”.
Tom is best known for his incredible entrepreneurial story on how he created Australia’s most successful standalone retail bakery business. Employing over 280 staff with a turnover in excess of $17 million and serving over 1 million customers per year, the bakeries – now 9 in total across regional Victoria – are testament to Tom’s savvy entrepreneurship, drive and innovative business practices.
In 2018 Tom was proudly awarded an OAM in the Queens Birthday Honours List for his services to the baking industry and the Beechworth community.