Rick is joined by Tom Cox of Golfballs.com this week.
A country club manager turned internet entrepreneur in 1995, Tom Cox has been involved launching and helping to start businesses for 25 years. Married to Susan (also an entrepreneur), father of Thomas, a 2-year old.
Tom is the President & CEO of Golfballs.com, a business he co-founded in 1995, and notably was one the first ecommerce businesses in golf. Golfballs.com has been named by Inc Magazine to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in America 8 times.
Tom is co-founder and volunteer President of Opportunity Machine, a business accelerator. Tom is also a limited partner in Tectonic Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on technology companies with high growth potential.
Tom is a former member of the editorial board of Internet Retailer Magazine and has been a featured speaker at its world conference on topics like social media and employee recruiting.
Tom is a past chairman of Lafayette Economic Development Authority, past chairman of the Louisiana Workforce Commission, past Vice Chairman’s of the Louisiana Immersive Technology Enterprise Center, past Vice President of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and past member of the Louisiana Innovation Council.
Great to talk with Tom. Golfballs.com is a growing company and much can be learned from Tom.