OBJECTIVE: To earn the right for your business and referrals through demonstration of my expert skills, knowledge and concern for your real estate needs.
EMPLOYMENT 1961 - 1964, U. S. Army
1964 - 1969, Branch Manager, W. B. Leedy & Co., Dothan, AL. - Mortgage Banking Company handling mortgage financing.
1969 to Present: Formed Pierce-West Realty Co., Inc. with Don Pierce. Purchased interest of Don Pierce in 1976 and continued as Tom West Company, Inc., which included CENTURY 21 Tom West Company, Inc from 1995 to 2005.
Multi-Million Dollar Producer for number of years. Consistently in Dothan's top 10% in production - specializing in Residential Sales, Investment Property, Property Managment, Relocation & New Construction.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree, 1961, University of Alabama, Major in Finance.
While in college, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity-Outstanding Active Award- senior year.
ODK, Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges.
Representative of Commerce School in Student Legislature.
Associate Editor of Yearbook.
Awarded Outstanding Sr. Student in Field of Banking and Finance by State Banker's Association Alabama Real Estate Broker's License, 1966
Designations:Graduate of Realtors Institute of Alabama (GRI), Certified Residential Broker (CRB)
Various seminars, a great deal of reading, studying and personal experience in over 55 years of being associated with the real estate and home building industry.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Dothan Board of Realtors - Past President - Realtor of Year, 1981
Home Builders Association of Dothan and Wiregrass Area - Past President, member of Wiregrass Homebuilders Hall of Fame
Dothan Rotary Club - Past Board of Directors - President, 1995 - 1996
Dothan Chamber of Commerce - Small Business Person of the Year, 1989 and previous Board of Directors
Director, SouthTrust Bank of Dothan and Wachovia
Member of the Dothan Country Club
First Presbyterian Church - Elder - Deacon - Trustee
Member of Executive Board of Dothan Rehabilitation Center and past President of Board
Active participant over the years in United Way, previous Chairman of Heart Fund, previous Board of Directors of Dothan Girls Club, and Dothan Runner's Club
Previous active member of Dothan School System BIE (Business, Industry, Education) Council
Previous member and chairman of Troy State University Business Advisory Council
1996 Olympic Torch Bearer as "Community Hero"
In the annual survey for people's choice of most favored real estate company Tom West Company named "The Best of the Wiregrass" twenty times. Tom West previous winner as most favored Realtor
Board of Directors of Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center and previous Chairman of Board of Directors.
Inducted into the Wiregrass Business Hall of Fame in 2019.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: INTERESTS:
Running, gardening, the beach, being a University of Alabama fan, and meeting new people.
Wife, Carolyn, for over 62 years - two daughters & sons in law - four granddaughters - four grandsons and three great grandchildren.