Mr. Tom Ziglar is currently employed at Zig Ziglar Training Systems in the position of President. He was named to this position in 1996, when the company was created as the operations segment of Zig Ziglar Corporation. Within the first six months after he began directing Ziglar Training Systems, production increased 40 percent with 30 percent fewer people. Prior to being named president, Ziglar initially began his career in retail and direct sales.
He joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation in 1987 learning every aspect of the company as he climbed from working in the warehouse to sales to seminar promotion to sales management. Ziglar shares the belief of his father, Zig Ziglar that “You can have everything in life you want if you just help enough other people get what they want.” He also embraces the following philosophies: To be successful in business, it takes honesty, integrity, hard work and wise counsel. You can’t make a good business deal with a bad guy. When negotiating, no secrets, no surprises. Ziglar graduated from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, with a bachelor’s degree in political science.