Tom Vachet

Tom Vachet - Business Leader and Consultant

  Appleton, WI, USA

Business and health care consultant Tom Vachet has leadership consulting and executive management experience across numerous sectors, including high technology, medical device, and professional sports. He also has a background in startup business ventures, as both an investor and a manager, and in the creation and executive of business plans. Most recently, Tom Vachet utilized his background and experience as the president of True North Health and Life Navigation, a consulting firm based in Appleton, Wisconsin, that offered three tracks: executive leadership and team building; career and life coaching; and health care advocacy.

Tom Vachet’s business background includes stints as equity partner and vice president sales and marketing for Smart Charger, director of marketing for Frontier Communications, a division of Global Crossing, vice president of sales and marketing at GTE Information Systems Division where he served on the merger team between GTE and Bell Atlantic, a $52.8B billion-dollar deal that created Verizon, and senior business development manager for the British Standards Institution. He also served as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and a senior consultant for the Market Group. He transitioned into fitness as the general manager and master trainer at Spectrum Club Manhattan Beach, an upscale facility that brought in $1 million in monthly revenue. Mr. Vachet holds a BS in nursing from University of Evansville and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Work Experience

Founder/President  •  True North Health and Life Navigation

November 2018 - Present

Personal Trainer  •  La Fitness

July 2015 - November 2018

Founder/President  •  Elite Performance Management, Inc.

July 2005 - June 2013

Assistant General Manager/Master Trainer  •  Spectrum Athletic Clubs Manhattan Beach

July 2001 - June 2005

VP Sales and Marketing/Equity Partner  •  Smart Charger, Inc.

July 1999 - June 2001

Director of Marketing  •  Frontier Communication Division of Global Crossing Telecommunications

March 1999 - July 1999

Director of Sales and Marketing  •  GTE Web Solutions - Information Systems Division

March 1998 - April 1999

Senior Business Development Manager  •  The Market Group

January 1998 - May 1998

Senior Business Development Manager  •  British Standards Institution

January 1997 - January 1998

Management Consultant  •  rthur Anderson Professional Business Consulting

May 1996 - January 1997

Vice President Sales and Marketing  •  Kuschall of America

April 1993 - April 1995


1995 - 1996

Stanford Graduate School of Business


1978 - 1982

University of Evansville

Bachelor Of Science