Thomas A. Gordy

Thomas A. Gordy, Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer

For more than 27 years, Tom Gordy has led the business development accelerator, TAGG Inc., as its Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer. During that time, TAGG has been a catalyst to a diverse group of organizations, furthering their growth and success. His expertise includes mergers & acquisitions, licensing & distribution, capital formation, marketing, sales strategy, and business development. Occasionally, Mr. Gordy takes a direct lead role in a developing organization. Mr. Gordy has developed the global network and executive skills to speed up corporate growth, reduce time to market, and increase revenue and profits for a company. Mr. Gordy's methods have been inspired and his success shaped by personal coaching from global notables including Peter Senge, Tom Peters, Warren Bennis, Peter Koestenbaum, and Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Tom's early education at Mercer University was in theology and focused on ethics and world religion studies. He has served on the Board of Directors of public and private organizations and is a respected advisor to many companies.

TAGG is a collective of seasoned and talented experts in incubating and accelerating business. We advise senior executives on strategy, financing, organization, technology, and operations. Each member of the TAGG team is a repository of insight, good judgment, and vision earned at top companies and organizations on industry-shaping projects and teams. We have an exceptional talent pool and our Company enjoys broad appeal as a place for talented people to grow and excel.


A well-managed business will have a high return on invested capital. But that's a consequence. It's not a way to manage a business.

– Peter Senge

Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.

– Rosabeth Moss Kanter

You can't make money without selling something real. You can't make something real without first imagination manifesting itself in your head. You can't have imagination without surrendering yourself to an idea that you want to create something of value to other human beings.

– James Altucher

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.

– George S. Patton

Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.”

– Mary Kay Ash

If you work hard, if you're well-prepared, if you learn from your failures, and if you always do the very best you can, then your chances of success are increased a hundred times.

– Colin Powell
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