For over 30 years Tom Hayhurst has been consulting with many pre-IPO/startup companies providing consulting advice to founders, VCs, and executive management on how to build the sales and marketing functions of a new company. As a consultant, he has facilitated management teams to coordinate the synergistic relationships of companies and their distribution lines. His focus has been on the responsiveness of marketing departments and the execution activities of the sales team.
Tom’s previous positions have been Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Berkeley HeartLab, headed up the U.S. marketing department for Behring Diagnostics, General Manager for Critical Care America for the state of Wisconsin, North American Director of Sales for Amersham Corporation, and the U.S. Cancer Product Manager for the Diagnostics Division of Abbott Laboratories.
Tom has been on the board of directors for the Biomedical Marketing Association and is a 24-year member of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. Tom is currently on the AACC’s executive staff of the Molecular Pathology Division and was previously a member of the Laboratory Information Systems Division.
After earning his BS degree in marketing from Morehead State University in Kentucky, he served a tour on active duty as a pilot in the United States Marine Corps.