Character. Vision. Experience. Passion. Greatness.

Helping businesses create value and profitable growth through innovation.

We’ve solved the Big Five Problems that inhibit organizational growth.

Jim Tompkins earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University in Industrial Engineering in 1972. There were two types of Ph.D. students; the ones who developed tools and the ones who found solutions to problems. Jim was/is a solutions guy.

Throughout his career, he has always started with the problem, seeking the solution. Jim’s 45 year career as the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Tompkins International has been spent solving big supply chain problems. As a result of the COVID-19 storm, Jim decided to create Tompkins Ventures to address five big problems that are standing in the way of the growth of companies.

1) Entrepreneurial Growth:

How to work with Private Equity firms to grow your business.

2) Development Prosperity:

How to develop facilities that will support the growth of your business.

3) Logistics Partnerships:

How to work with customized logistics providers to grow your business.

4) Technology:

How to boost innovation and increase technology bandwidth.

5) Leadership:

How to improve leadership through strategy, culture, recruiting and retaining, human capital development and organizational transformation.

To address these five big problems, Tompkins Ventures has partnered with seasoned, experienced leaders who will work with Jim on these five big problems. These Partners of Tompkins Ventures bring hundreds of years of combined experience in solving problems and with Jim will build something new and better to create value, profitable growth, and innovation for all constituents of Tompkins Ventures.

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