Curriculum Vita

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Decades of senior-executive experience spanning a variety of business sectors and a wide range of organizational structures (from privately-held start-ups to publicly traded multi-national corporations) coupled with an extraordinarily deep understanding of our Nation’s political issues yields a new type consultant, mentor and motivational speaker … a leader with demonstrated skills in situation assessment, building consensus, and articulating winning new strategies both internally and externally within the most challenging private and public sector environments.

2013 – Present Strategic Consultant and Political Author, Columnist and Media Personality

  • Executive consulting services in the areas of:
    • Transformational Change (at the organization and individual levels)
    • Executive  Mentoring
    • Contract Optimization (to facilitate negotiations and compress sales cycles)
    • Strategic Assessment, Alternative Analysis and Problem Resolution (including turnaround scenarios)
    • Strategic Marketing Communications (brand positioning, articulation and promotion)
  • Media Commentator (radio and television guest and host for politically-themed shows)
  • Author of the political trilogy:

2011 – 2011 Independent Candidate for the Office of President of the United States

  • First Presidential candidate endorsed by the Whig Party since the 1850s
  • Winner of the first “Virtual” President of the United States poll (conducted by We Want You)

2008 – 2011 Strategic Consultant and Political Author, Columnist and Media Personality

  • (See 2013 – Present description above)

2004 – 2008 Bachrach & Associates, Inc. (Professional development firm in the Financial Services industry)

  • President and Chief Executive Officer

2000 – 2004 SupplyPro, Inc. (Automated inventory control and supply chain management systems – HW / SW / ASP)

  • President and Chief Executive Officer (2003 – 2004)
  • President and Chief Operating Officer (2002 – 2002)
  • Executive Vice President, Sales and Business Development (2001 – 2002)
  • Executive Vice President, Business Development (2000 – 2001)

1999 – 2000 Corporate Express, Inc. (B2B division providing document and print management systems)

  • Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing

1997 – 1999 Moore Corporation Ltd. (Business forms and information management systems including Auto-ID and BPO)

  • Vice President, Marketing / Corporate Strategy – Moore Corporation Ltd.(1999 – 1999)
  • Vice President, Marketing – Moore Document Solutions (1998 – 1999)
  • Vice President, Marketing and Business Development – Moore Labels and Label Systems Division (1997 – 1998)

1996 – 1997 Barcoded Management Systems (BMS), Inc. (Auto ID systems integration company and Platinum-level VAR)

  • President and Chief Operating Officer (Concurrent with The SPECTRA Group, Inc. – BMS was owned by a SPECTRA Principal)

1990 – 1997 The SPECTRA Group, Inc. (C-level consulting boutique: M&A, strategic planning and strategic marketing)

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (1995 – 1997)
  • President and Chief Operating Officer (1990 – 1995)

1981 – 1990 The Reynolds & Reynolds Company (Business forms, document management & distributed print architecture)

  • Vice President, New Development (Acquisition Integration and Advanced R&D) (1987 – 1989)
  • Vice President, Chief Strategic Officer (Acquisition Integration) (1986 – 1987)
  • Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Business Forms and Systems Division(1984 – 1986)
  • Managing Director, Business Forms and Systems Division (1983 – 1984)
  • Assistant to the President / Director – Acquisitions and Divestitures (1982 – 1983)
  • Manager – Manufacturing (1982 – 1982)
  • Supervisor – Inventory Control (1981 – 1982)

1984 – 1989 American Management Association (concurrent with The Reynolds & Reynolds Company)

  • National Lecturer on Financial Analysis

1979 – 1981 Private Law Practice and Of Counsel to Schmieg & Weill (Principally litigation and contract negotiation)

1973 – 1978 Tennis Professional (various Clubs)

1971 – 1973 Cincinnati Bell, Inc. (Planning, Transmission Design, Central Office, and PBX/CENTREX Engineering)

BOARD EXPERIENCE

T.J. O’Hara has served on numerous Boards and Committees for corporate, charitable, educational and social organizations in a wide variety of sectors including:

  • Cancer Research
  • Computer Hardware, Software and Application Service Providers (ASP)
  • Consulting Services
  • Financial Services
  • Multi-Media Production
  • Private Club and Resorts
  • Professional Development Services
  • Retail Merchants
  • Systems Integration Services
  • University Advisory Boards

EDUCATION

JURIS DOCTORATE – University of Cincinnati (1978)

Distinctions (partial listing):

  • C. Fleishman Scholarship
  • College of Law Honors Scholarship
  • John P. Rattigan Award (Medical/Legal Jurisprudence)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Industrial Management – University of Cincinnati (1975)

Distinctions (partial listing):

  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Dean’s List (Industrial Management)
  • Dean’s List (Electrical Engineering)
  • Professional Practice Dean’s List (Electrical Engineering)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (National Business Honorary)
  • Sigma Iota Epsilon (National Management Honorary)

MOORE EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAM – Northwestern University (1997)

Corporate Program through Kellogg Graduate School of Management

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