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Thomas S. Woods Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Woods has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of management consulting

With more than 60 years of professional experience, Mr. Woods has been a management consultant and chief executive officer of Tom Woods, Inc., since 1985.

    HILTON HEAD, SC, March 05, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Thomas S. Woods with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Woods celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 60 years of professional experience, Mr. Woods has been a management consultant and chief executive officer of Tom Woods, Inc., since 1985. In this role, he works with clients to diagnose the root causes of quality problems. He provides a wide variety of professional services in the field of quality assurance and reliability to clients across the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America, and he trains clients to use powerful, statistics-based, problem-solving techniques for a wide range of products and processes, ranging from microchips to nuclear submarines. In addition, he has advised clients about quality assurance systems, creative and analytical problem solving, product reliability improvement, strategies for accelerating research and development programs, and techniques of manufacturing cost reduction, as well as the development of programs to reduce product liability risks.

In addition to his primary role, Mr. Woods served as vice president of Reddy, Traver & Woods, Inc., from 1980 to 1995, having been a manager and vice president of the Midwest region of Rath & Strong, Inc., from 1967 to 1980. Earlier in his career, he worked as a production manager, project manager, and department foreman with the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company from 1955 to 1967.

Mr. Woods began his career as a student at Harvard University, earning a bachelor's degree in 1950 and an MBA in 1952. He served in the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1955, where his interest in quality assurance was sparked by working on the quality and reliability of jet and reciprocating engines. Certified by the Institute of Management Consultants, he has been a member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School, as well as teaching various quality assurance courses at the University of Connecticut, the University of Akron, and Motorola University.

As a respected voice in the field, Mr. Woods is affiliated with a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the American Society for Quality and the American National Standards Committee on Quality Assurance, and he formerly served on the board of directors for the Chicago chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants. Active with the Skokie Country Club and the Sea Pines Country Club in his free time, he volunteers with the Alzheimer's Foundation and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Married to Patricia Louise Brook since 1956 with three children, he loves to travel and take photography. Mr. Woods has been included in the 23rd edition of Who's Who in the Midwest.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Thomas S. Woods has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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