Entrepreneur, speaker, investor, Executive Office
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Tim Fargo's Bio:
Tim Fargo is a two time Inc. 500 Winner, International Speaker, Author, Finalist for St. Petersburg Business of the Year Executive management in extremely high growth management, designing successful sales and marketing campaigns, and facilitating rapid staffing deployment in high skills positions. Lead company from zero revenues, a home office and credit card financing to a $20 Million Business run from a 20,000 square foot office with a $2 Million line of credit in six years. Consistently achieved sales growth of over 50% per year. Led sales team both directly and through sales training videos and tools. Also oversaw development and implementation of CRM within our custom case management system. Wrote "Claimants. Lies and Videotape - A Claim's Handler's Guide to Surveillance", which became an industry standard for investigative education. Being a certified course in over twenty states for continuing education credits. Designed and oversaw implementation of first web-based investigation management system in the insurance investigation industry. Offering investigative information to all stakeholders in the process. Assembled team to market business for sale, resulting in a $20 Million transaction. Unconventional, driven, focused, and always seeking a fun way to get the job done.
Tim Fargo's Experience:
President at First Advantage Investigative Services2003 - 2004
Managed a group of over 300 investigative personnel. Began the transition from Omega Insurance Services after the company was acquired by First Advantage.
President at Omega Insurance ServicesOctober 1996 - September 2003
Grew this investigative business from a three person operating from an extra bedroom to over 300 employees and in excess of $20 million in revenue in seven years.
President at Hammerfest Corp.February 2004
Author Alphabet Success (#2 Amazon Best Seller) Investor in numerous businesses. Active adviser to several start-up firms. Speaker, Investor, Consultant and Writer
Author at www.alphabetsuccess.comJuly 2013
From a heartbreaking bankruptcy in 1991 to the founding of Omega Insurance Services in 1996, and it's eventual sale in 2003 for $20 million, Tim Fargo traveled many trails. In Alphabet Success, he has distilled the lessons of those years to what he feels were the key elements driving him and the business to its ultimate success. Whether you want to maximize your career search or are an entrepreneur at heart, Alphabet Success provides timeless gems that will turbo-charge your quest for peak performance. While many business books focus on some "magic formula", Fargo believes that success and failure lie in the foundation of your business or career. To truly succeed you need to execute on the basics. To illustrate each topic he has divided the alphabet into nine acronyms which will guide you to the essence of what drives success. Alphabet Success is the rare book that will transform your everyday thinking into everyday action.
Tim Fargo's Education:
University of Miami - School of Business1992 – 1993MBA
Florida Atlantic University1985 – 1987BBAConcentration: Finance
Ellet High School
Tim Fargo's Interests & Activities:
Reading, running, swimming, traveling, break dancing, raves, hip hop, and square dancing.