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Mr. Tom Black

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Phone: (615) ***-****  
Email: t***@***.com
Local Address:  Brentwood , Tennessee , United States
Bancsource Inc
931 N. Walnut
Republic , Missouri 65738
United States

Company Description: At Bancsource, our #1 priority is to provide the fast and quality service your institution deserves. Our mission is to respond to every service request with...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Missouri State University
  • degree , Rhetoric and Public Address
    Southwest Missouri State University
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Bancsource - Management Team, 21 Mar 2015 [cached]
Tom Black - Chairman of the Board
Tom originally purchased Tecniflex in 1999 and then Bancsource in 2004 and merged the two companies to form what is today the largest national independent service organization in the financial services industry. Tom also currently serves as Chairman of Transaction Tracking Technologies based in Nashville, TN. Prior to Bancsource, Tom started Private Business, Inc. which became the leading provider of accounts receivable programs for financial institutions and took that company public in 1999. Tom has served as national sales manager for Windsor Publishing and CUC International's BCI group. Tom currently owns and operates the Tom Black Center for Excellence, is a partner in several nationally recognized restaurants and is one of the largest wine collectors in the country. Tom received his Bachelors Degree from Missouri State University.
Tom Black Center for Excellence, inc., 9 June 2015 [cached]
The Tennessean has selected Tom Black, The Boxcar Millionaire, to share his sales wisdom in a continuing column in their business section.
Randy McLain, Business Editor sought Tom out to partner with The Tennessean in reaching out to sales professionals with helpful advice on strategy as the economy recovers.
Tom hopes his column will provide a touch of humor, inspiration and motivation for those along for the ride in the roller coaster career of sales.
He says of Tom: "The Tennessean is adding a total of five new business columns written by experts in their field, including Tom Black. Tom's new column on sales to help people in the trenches learn to prospect for clients more efficiently and close the deal more often is going to be perhaps the most fun one to read of all."
Tom founded the Tom Black Center for Excellence based in Nashville, Tennessee. Tom is a member of the National Speakers Association. Tom offers customized sales training services to national clients of all sizes in a wide range of fields. Tom is passionate about sharing his secret to success.
He says, "I believe that success is not something you own, it's something you rent. And when you stop paying the rent on success you immediately start paying the rent on failure."
For more information about Tom Black, visit For more information on The Tennessean,
Tom Black will be writing a regular business advice column for the News-Leader. Watch for his first column Monday, followed by one every other Monday on the Business page.
Tom Black might not be a household name in the Springfield area, but he's definitely had a local impact.
Black came here from Kansas to attend Missouri State University and join the debate team. There he met future local standouts like Chamber President Jim Anderson and Attorney Tom Strong.
Although Black now lives in Nashville, Tenn., he still maintains connections here, including a business in Republic. Bancsource, a banking equipment sales and service company, has around 400 employees, compared to the 27 workers there when he bought the company in 2001.
Black also has a strong relationship with Missouri State, supporting the debate team and other ventures on campus. He is a 1973 graduate who still visits Springfield about once a month when he can.
Black is a big name in the business world now, but he started from very humble beginnings. The first years of Black's life in Nickerson, Kan., were spent living out of a boxcar his parents had converted into a semi-livable space.
Black is the author of "The Boxcar Millionaire" which chronicles his life, from his youth through his adult successes.
If there was just a single thing to take away from the book, it's that Black doesn't consider excuses an option.
"There are two kinds of people - the ones who make a way and the ones who make an excuse," he says.
The true sales experts are the ones who don't let roadblocks stop them, he says.
In the business world, he's well known as a communicator. But there's also another side to Black - he's a renowned wine collector.
His collection began when his first boss told him he'd need to learn about wine. At a sales lunch, the salesman would be expected to understand a wine list and properly order for the table, Black was told.
"I started reading at first," he says. "I didn't have any money to buy."
But eventually, as his sales grew, he started collecting little by little. Now he writes about wine and boasts a personal collection of more than 20,000 bottles.
Although his first motivations were material, Black says his drive now comes from the challenge.
"I think now it's just the idea of building something that has value and the idea of creating new wealth for other people and giving back. I don't want to sound too goody-goody, but that is a big factor for me," he says.
Tom Black's article can be located through the following link:
> Biography of Tom Black( Click Here )
Tom Black is author of the wildly popular book The Boxcar Millionaire and he exemplifies the essence of the American dream. His rags to riches story will amaze and inspire you. Tom began life in a railway boxcar. He grew up in extreme poverty and worked his way up the free enterprise ladder known as America. Today, Tom is recognized as the "Greatest Sales Trainer in America" and is also world-famous as owner of the greatest wine collection in the United States, with some of the rarest and oldest wines in existence. As one of the world's most knowledgeable and well-known wine experts, Tom Black has been featured in international food and wine magazines and he is honored to count the best chefs and winemakers among his personal friends.
Tom now dedicates his time to teaching others everything he has learned through business-strategy coaching in his signature no-nonsense manner that rivets his audiences. Tom is passionate about sharing his secret to success and he travels the globe bringing hands-on sales tools to business owners and their employees through his sales mentoring enterprise called the Tom Black Center for Excellence. He is an entrepreneur who has founded, purchased, sold, and taken companies public. He says, "I believe that success is not something you own, it's something you rent. And when you stop paying the rent on success you immediately start paying the rent on failure." Tom Black's personal and professional story is a message of hope and it moves us to reach beyond our current circumstances and bring our greatest vision of ourselves to reality. Mark Victor Hansen, author of the New York Times No. 1 Best Seller Chicken Soup for the Soul, says, "He is going to show you how to sell yourself rich, my dear friend Tom Black."
I set my goal to be No. 1 despite my circumstances," says Tom Black. Today his dream is to share his story with others in the hope that it will transform someone else's life with the knowledge that we can make our inspired dreams come true.
May 14, 2010 - Springfield, MO. Missouri State University has selected Tom Black (The Boxcar Millionaire) for their commencement address Friday, May 14th. Tom graduated from then Southwest Missouri State University with a degree in Rhetoric and Public Address. He was a nationally ranked debater and was active in student government. He is a significant contributor to the University and remains in close contact with the current debate team.
His business career is a true rags to riches story. Born in humble circumstances, he has built several large nationally known companies in the banking services industry. Recently he created the Tom Black Center for Excellence to teach and coach sales and sales management. He has been asked to deliver keynote speeches around the world, and is the author of the wildly popular book, "Boxcar Millionaire". Tom says, "The highest honor I have received in a lifetime of honors is being asked to give the commencement address at my university".
For more information about Tom Black, visit
June 17, 2010, Reims, France - The Ordre Des Coteaux Has Recently Announced Promotions for Three Americans; Bruce Fingerett, Todd McGowan, and Tom Black.
Tom Black, a Member for Over 11 years Was Promoted to The Office of Chambellan. Only a Handful of Americans Have Ever Received this Designation and it Truly Sets Tom Black Apart as One of America's True Champagne Authorities.
Tom Black has been given numerous rewards in the food and wine world.
Tom Black says, "I never set out to get all this recognition in the food and wine world.
For more information on Tom, visit: and
The Keynote speaker this month (May 28th) is Tom Black, the author of The Boxcar Millionaire. His topic is Sales Reporting: Metrics that matter - How to use them to motivate your team and increase sales. Black is one of Nashville's top entrepreneurs and sought after keynote speakers with a long history of building great sales organizations.
We wanted to do something positive and champion the hard work and dedication of Nashville's top sales people," said Tom Black. Black is one of Nashville's leading entrepreneurs and has a long history of building great sales organizations. He is the founder and CEO of the Tom Black Center for Excellence, a sa
3T Solutions - Electronically issue, track and reconcile secure documents like money orders and vendor checks - 3T Solutions, 18 Aug 2015 [cached]
THOMAS L. BLACK Chairman of the Board
Tom Black is a co-founder and serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Private Business, Inc. Tom was senior vice president of sales at FISI-Madison Financial Corporation, and was instrumental in the introduction of a number of new products to the financial industry. He served as the Chairman of 3T from December 12, 1999, through January 2001. Tom is a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University.
In the fourth quarter of 1999, Bill approached Tom Black to form an investor group, which successfully acquired and recapitalized the company.
Advisory Board - Network Contract Solutions, TN - Ncontracts, 24 April 2012 [cached]
Tom Black Tom Black is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Tom Black Center for Selling. Mr. Black is the author of the book, The Boxcar Millionaire. Tom Black is an entrepreneur who has founded, purchased, sold, and taken companies public. Mr. Black served as Chief Executive Officer of Imagic Corporation, a Nashville-based check imaging software company, and Tecniflex, Inc., a check processing equipment maintenance and servicing company. He had previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Private Business, Inc., which provides an accounts receivable financing solution to community banks from 1991 until 1998, prior to the company's initial public offering.
National Fine Arts Title Registry, 1 Jan 2015 [cached]
Tom Black, Co-Chairman of the Board
Tom's career is noted for taking new financial services ventures to the top by building exceptional national sales organizations. In 1991, he co-founded Private Business, Inc., a firm that packages marketing, software and processing services to assist community banks in arranging accounts receivable financing for small businesses. As CEO of the Brentwood, Tennessee-based corporation, he took the company public in 1999.
Tom and a partner purchased Tecniflex, Inc., in 1999 and formed Imagic Corporation as a sister company. Serving the community bank market nationally, Tecniflex sells mission-critical equipment and maintenance service, while Imagic Corporation develops and supports check-imaging systems. As CEO for Tecniflex and Imagic, Tom dramatically expanded both companies from regional providers to national sales organizations. In December 2001, Imagic Corporation was sold to Open Solutions, Inc. He remains Chairman of the Board of Tecniflex.
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