Strategic planning, Alignment and  focused execution

TGBC:  TGezo business consulting, LLC.

TGBC: TGezo Business Consulting, LLC
Tom was the lightning rod that brought us to ground.  He worked arm in arm with our leadership team to help us envision our future, build consensus, and set a realistic and executable plan for success!

TGBC: TGezo Business Consulting, LLC, is a business consulting practice powered by project management. TGBC works with business leaders to set goals, align activities and organization and put strategy into action through disciplined project execution. This practical approach gets things done, eliminates waste, and saves time and money.

The Founder and Principal, Tom Gezo, is a business coach, consultant and project management professional specializing in putting Strategy into Action. He is a Certified Project Management Professional and a Stanford Certified Project Manager and brings considerable experience from his career in high tech software at IBM and Dassault Systemes Americas. As a PM practitioner he has a unique ability to quickly understand how things work and how they can work better.

TGBC serves businesses and nonprofit organizations offering:
     o Leadership Coaching
     o Initial Business Plan Development
     o Strategic Plan Development        
     o Organizational Assessment and Alignment         
     o Portfolio Management and Alignment              
     o Project Management Training and Team Facilitation              
     o Risk Analysis and Management

View TGBC Offering Details for Leaders, Businesses and Non-Profits

Contact TGBC to request a complimentary initial consultation

TGBC: TGEZO Business Consulting, LLC is located in Old Saybrook, CT  and is available for consulting and speaking engagements world wide. 

Achievements

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Distinguished Alumni
  • Certified Project Management Professional and Certified Stanford Project Manager
  • Networked with more than 500 professionals
  • Masters Certificates in Project Management MS Biochemistry BS Chemistry
  • Developed and delivered Project Managment Classes and Professional Development Programs
  • PMI Professional Development Days and Chapter Meetings on PM Fundamentals & Cultural Sensitivity
  • More than 20 years in leadership positions in Fortune 500 companies
  • SCORE Business Mentoring, KATE Cultural Arts Center, Bikes for Kids, PMI Chapters, Sigma Phi Epsilon

Career Timeline

  1. -
    Founder/Member, TGBC: TGezo Business Consulting, LLC

    Business Coaching and Management Consulting Practice anchored in project management working with business owners and executives to assist them in strategy development, goal setting, and putting plans in place to achieve them.

    Areas of expertise include:
    o Strategy Development, Portfolio Alignment and Program Management
    o Project Management, PMO Implementation and Maturity Assessment
    o Project Management Training and Project Team facilitation
    o PM Leadership, Virtual and Multi-Cultural teaming

    Please find Current Offerings and Brochure on Resources Tab.  Initial consultation is free. 

  2. -
    Director in Sales Business Administration, Dassault Systemes Americas
    • ManagedDS Americas Pricing and Contracts Team responsible for transaction Pricing and Terms
    • Led the Americas Commission team responsible for payment of commissions in the Americas.
    • Developed plan and managed transition and integration of IBM acquisition. 
    • Deployed new commissions system for automating sales plan deployment and payments.
    • Developed and delivered Project Management Fundamentals class as subject matter expert.
  3. -
    Manager of Project Management and Planning, IBM Corporation PLM Solutions

    • Managed PLM Project office (PMO) responsible for Project Management, business, technical, quality and support planning for IBM launch and delivery of CAD/CAM/CAE/PLM Solutions.
    • Led deployment of project management initiative including development of plan, training and monitoring maturity.

  4. Stanford Certified Project Manager

    The  Stanford Program links Strategy and project selection and execution for maximum alignment. 

  5. Project Management Professional Certification
  6. -
    Manager Cross Product Team/Complementary Products, IBM Corporation
    • Developed strategy and plan for e-business initiatives and transformation of web presence.
    • Managed business relationships with third party application providers and restructured IBM's relationship with selected providers to improve efficiency, reduce costs and improve marketability.
    • Led process re-engineering activities and restructured organization reducing resources, improving efficiency and accountability.

Skills

  • Strategic planning
    10
  • Strategy
    10
  • Program Management
    10
  • Leadership
    10
  • Portfolio management
    10
  • Management
    10
  • Project management
    10
  • Coaching
    10
  • Organizational alignment
    10
  • Virtual teams
    10
  • Focused execution
    10
  • Multi Cultural Teams
    10

Customer Testimonials

Dave Fowler, President, Bikes for Kids
Tom was the lightning rod that brought us to ground. He worked arm in arm with our leadership team to help us envision our future, build consensus, and set a realistic and executable plan for success!
Elaine Cole,  Executive Director, Mystic River Residential Care
Tom has a flair for prioritizing tasks toward an end goal in a simple tactile method which is amazingly effective. He can outline and assist in project planning. Further, he has many contacts and is willing to connect people with a common bond. I highly recommend Tom - he is a great organizer, planner and networker.

Complimentary Initial Consultation

Request your complimentary initial consultation :   info@ tgezobusinessconsulting.com 845-453-9071

Experience Highlights

  • PMO Management
    Managed the PMO for IBM's PLM Solutions, Established Quality, Governance and Reporting PRocess
  • Personnel Practices
    Led Initiative to improve personnel practices and engagement
  • Portfolio Management
    Reviewed and restructured ibm plm solutions portfolio to better align with strategy
  • Project Management Deployment
    planned and managed the deployment for IBM Business unit including training and Maturity monitoring
  • Not for Profit Turn Around
    Led Alumni organization reenergizing volunteers, improving Friend/Fund Raising and Financial health
  • Acquisition Integration
    Worked as Project Manager on IBM/DS Transaction inventorying assets and developing transition Plans
  • Alliance Management
    Managed alliances for IBM unit developing program and managing engagement

Education Highlights

  • Certified Stanford Project Manager
    Completed Stanford Project Management program that Aligns Project Portfolio with Strategy
  • Masters Certficiate and PMP Certification
    Completed George Washington Program on Project Management funamentals and received PMP Certification
  • Masters Degree
    Ms Biochemistry awarded by NY Medical College
  • Bachelors Degree
    BS Chemistry awarded by Bucknell university

Causes

  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
    Member of Board of Trustees as well as volunteer to support performances at the "KATE"
  • Community Foundation of Middlesex County
    Collaboration supporting and coaching nonprofits
  • AVP for SNEC New London Roundtable
    Develops and delivers programming for project managers in the new london Region
  • Bikes for Kids
    mentor  for local charity that reconditions and provides bikes to those that need them
  • SCORE Mentor
    certified score mentor
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
    supports development of balanced men through leadership programs

Interests

  • Cycling
    Slow start in 2017 due to weather but am finally over the first 200 of my 2050 mi Journey
  • The Blues
    Love to listen to and play the blues:  Current new favorite artist is Oli Brown