Thomas Russo, Jr. is the President of Russo Communications, LLC, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in personal growth and transformation of clients through motivational speaking, small group and one-on-one mentoring and accountability services.
Mr. Russo currently serves as Town Manager in Newton, NJ, with over 15 years of dedicated service to the County Seat of Sussex County, NJ. Mr. Russo has over 25 years of experience in municipal and county government as well as the nonprofit sector. Mr. Russo also previously served as an elected official in two NJ municipalities, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township and Bernards Township.
Mr. Russo has a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Certification from Rutgers University, a Public Leadership Credential (PLC) from Harvard University, a Certified Public Manager (CPM) degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Seton Hall University, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in both Communication and Political Science from Rutgers University. He is an adjunct professor at Pillar College, Seton Hall University, and Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a recognized expert in personal growth & development, organizational leadership and performance, human resource management, communications, nonprofit leadership & management, New Jersey politics, and public administration.
He recently published his first book, a memoir of his life experiences and how he gave up New Jersey politics and found servant leadership as his calling. The purpose of his book, There Are No Politics In Heaven, is to help individuals work through their brokenness and improve their lives with spirituality as their cornerstone.
Tom has spoken to audiences large and small, and he is certain to have an impact on your organization, meeting, group, or seminar.
MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER TOPICS (Partial Listing):
Book - There Are No Politics In Heaven
Vortex of Excellence Coaching Program
Be the Tortoise, Not the Hare
Faith > Fear
Finding True Inner Peace & Purpose
How to Make Progress on Things that Matter
Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, and Thoughts of Suicide
Overcoming Childhood Challenges Like Bullying
Overcoming Obstacles in Life
Peace, Purpose, and a Prism
Top 10 Keys to a Joyful Life
Top 10 Keys to Success
Top 10 Lessons Learned from a Recovering NJ Politician
Unleash the Power Within
Unlocking the Potential Within
ACADEMIC/EDUCATIONAL SPEAKER TOPICS (PARTIAL LISTING):
Administration and Management
Government and Politics of New Jersey
History of the Nonprofit Sector
Human Resource Management
Leadership and Management of Nonprofit Organizations
Organizational Decision making