Favorite Sports Team – University of Virginia Cavaliers
Favorite Book or Movie – The Noticer by Andy Andrews; Man on Fire
Ideal Dinner Guest(s) – Ronald Reagan, Denzel Washington, Jerry Seinfeld
Qualities I Admire in Others – Integrity; Humor; Connectedness; Learning; Listener
Tom became a partner with Ford Mays Wealth Management in 2018. Planning and relationships have been central components of his entire career. Prior to joining the firm, Tom began as a financial planner with Financial Designs in 2014. Before his financial planning career began, Tom owned the Sylvan Learning Centers in Lynchburg and Danville; he still owns and operates the local Prometric Testing Center.
Tom has been married to Carter since 1989 and is the proud father of 4 adult children – Alex Sayer, Thacher Jennings, Sims Jennings, and Bailey Jennings, along with one super son-in-law, Nicholas Sayer. In 2019, he welcomed his first grandson, Jennings Sayer. When not working, Tom likes to spend time with family and friends and enjoys UVA sports, hiking, yardwork, golf, tennis, bird hunting, and traveling.
Education – B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce
Professional Designations – Certified Family Business Specialist
Memberships – Vestry at St. John’s Episcopal Church; Board Member of Daily Bread
Broker Credentials – #6334547