James W. Tomes, President and CEO of Telgian Holdings, Inc., was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. Representing 2,400 businesses in the region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is the largest association of businesses in the state of Arizona and one of the largest in the Southwestern United States.
In this role, Tomes will call on over three decades of successful business experience to provide insight and visibility to the Chamber. As President and CEO of Telgian Holdings, Inc., Tomes is responsible for the fire, life safety and security industry-leading company’s overall operational and financial success. In addition, he directs the execution of the company’s strategic plan and provides essential oversight for sales and marketing across all business units. Under his leadership, Telgian has established a sterling reputation, which includes an impressive record of accomplishment, built on the trust and confidence earned from many long-term clients.
“It is an honor to be appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. For over 130 years, the Chamber has met the ever-changing needs of a diverse business community,” says Tomes. “I look forward to the opportunity to use my experience and insight to contribute to the organization’s continued success and strong commitment to the Greater Phoenix area.”
In addition to the recent appointment to the Board of Directors of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Tomes shares his experience and business expertise with numerous local, regional and national organizations. These include the Arizona Bank & Trust Advisory Board, the San Diego Military Advisory Council and the San Diego Naval Medical Center Surf Clinic, as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board, among others.
As a force for positive change within the fire protection and life safety industry, Tomes has also served on National Fire Protection Association global code development committees, such as NFPA 30 and NFPA 30B.
About Telgian Holdings, Inc.
Since 1985, Telgian has provided innovative fire, security and life safety systems testing, inspections and maintenance, consulting and engineering/design services, keeping facilities safe, compliant and on budget. Telgian is a trusted partner to companies around the globe, providing solutions throughout the US and abroad. The company is headquartered in Phoenix with regional offices across the nation, in Canada and Latin America.