James W. Tomes

President, CEO & Board Member
Telgian Holdings, Inc.

As President and CEO of Telgian Holdings, Inc., James Tomes is responsible for Telgian’s overall operational and financial success. He joined the organization, previously known as TVA Fire and Life Safety, in 1990 and has held executive positions that include President and COO, CFO, and EVP of Marketing and Sales.

Tomes specializes in tailoring fire protection solutions that meet clients’ needs and expectations with a focus on their bottom lines. His customer advocacy passion is reflected in Telgian’s best-in-class fire protection solutions which consistently save clients in their fire and life safety expenditures.

Tomes has been active in numerous philanthropic organizations, including the San Diego Military Advisory Council and San Diego Naval Medical Center Surf Clinic. In addition, he serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board and is a past member of  National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 30 and 30B committees.

Tomes graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics and a focus in Corporate Finance.