Tom Geldner is responsible for delivering marketing, advertising, business development, graphic design and public relations services to our clients.
Prior to founding The Geldner Group in 2007, Tom was director of marketing at the nonprofit California Center for Sustainable Energy where he helped obtain over $60 million in new funding through grants and successful program implementations. He also led the organization through a complete rebrand and naming. Previously, Geldner was president of XOR, LLC, an award winning marketing and web development firm.
Tom has over 25 years experience in marketing, sales and product management including positions as director of corporate communications for Octus (computer technology), director of sales & marketing for I Dig (sporting goods), senior product manager for Office Automation Systems (laser printers), top marketing exec for Ektelon (sporting goods) and general partner/founder at Xpert Software (consumer software).
Tom has also consulted to a variety of companies including Independent Energy Solutions, Pacific Bell, Browning, MSR, Olympian Sports, Allsop and Pier 1. Some of his successes include handling all corporate communications for an $18 million IPO, engineering a 25% sales increase for a national sporting goods company in one year, and designing and marketing a new sports product which generated almost $5 million in sales in its first two years.
Geldner is also on the Board of Directors of the Rancho Carrillo Homeowners Association (over 1500 homes) and serves as managing director of North Coast Beach Volleyball.