Tom Wurtz (R-KY)
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Tom Wurtz 2012 Congressional Candidate Kentucky District 4
Biography of Tom Wurtz from Tom Wurtz for U.S. Congress
Resides in Fort Mitchell (Kenton County).
Married for thirty-five years, three daughters, twin granddaughters.
Graduate of Northern Kentucky University – Business.
Tom is an avid reader and researcher with a personal library of over 600 business, leadership and political books.
Lifetime Republican & Constitutional-Conservative.
1978 – 2008: Employed by The Sheakley Group in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sheakley offers workers’ compensation and unemployment tax control services. Tom was the eleventh employee hire in 1978 and eventually became President and Chief Operating Officer. During Tom’s employment, The Sheakley Group’s revenue grew from $500,000 to $70 million and created over 600 jobs.
In 2000, Tom created Sheakley’s Eagle Leadership Program which is a skill-based development program designed to produce Sheakley’s next generation of leaders.
2008 to present: Tom retired from Sheakley and founded Tom Wurtz Consulting that specializes in teaching leadership skills and profit creation strategies. He is the author of a weekly leadership column (Eagle e-Lesson) for his business subscribers.
Tom is the author of three books:
The Eagle Within – Success Principles from a Simple American;
The Score’s Wrong – The Lunatic Rantings of a Volleyball Dad; and
Corporate Common Sense – Revolutionary Business Lessons Inspired by Thomas Paine.
In 2012, he will be releasing two new books:
Corporate Common Sense II – Business Success Based on Paine
Poli-ticked – These Are the Times That Try My Soul!
Tom’s business skills have been featured on television, radio and in numerous business publications.
Since June 2010, Tom’s written over 125 political articles on federal, state and local issues. Many have been featured in The Journal News and various Community Recorders. New political articles are published on this website every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Tom has been a keynote speaker at the Northern Kentucky Tea Party in Boone, Campbell, Kenton and Grant counties as well as the Maysville Tea Party.
“I will clearly be the most transparent candidate running in this race. I’ve published over a half-million words concerning business, leadership and politics. If voters read my political columns, they will know more about my political principles than all the other candidates combined.”