James W. Tomes – President, CEO & Board Member
Mr. James Tomes provides overall leadership for Telgian. He is responsible for the execution of the strategic plan and provides direct oversight for sales and marketing. He also oversees the operational and financial success of the company. Previously, Mr. Tomes held the position of President with Telgian and, at various times, served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales, and Chief Financial Officer of TVA Fire and Life Safety, Inc. He joined TVA as an Account Executive in 1990 after assisting with long-range planning for the company.
Mr. Tomes is a graduate of Brown University with a Degree in Business Economics with a focus on Corporate Finance. In addition to his duties, Mr. Tomes is active in a number of community and professional organizations. He has served on six different boards, and as the president of one. Mr. Tomes was also a past member of the NFPA 30 and 30B committees.