Tom currently serves as the CEO of Cherokee Investment Partners in Raleigh NC. He served as the Chairman of Cherokee Sanford Group, the largest privately-held brick manufacturing company in the US for 16 years. Howard Dayton’s Your Money Counts (formally known as Your Money: Frustration or Freedom) has been influential in shaping Tom’s spiritual growth. He is most passionate about causes concerning poverty, race and pollution. He believes in NCF’s ability to work with complex gifts including real estate is a great vehicle for creating philanthropic capital.