“JT” Jim Tatem
‘JT’ Jim Tatem is the President and Lead Advisor of Transworld Business Advisors of Asheville, NC, & Greenville, Spartanburg & Anderson, SC. and a proud member of the Transworld Business Advisors global team.
He’s a family driven husband of 36 years raising and loving 4 children and 6 grandchildren, active in his local church and community, who believes in putting faith and family before fortune.
Over 3 decades of real world, day by day experience has helped more than 3,000 individuals run, grow, and sell their businesses. JT has developed as a practical advisor for entrepreneurs, a business coach, and an engaging keynote speaker. He is a graduate of University of St. Thomas Mini-MBA Franchising, a John Maxwell Team-Certified Speaker, Trainer, and Coach, and a CFE- (Certified Franchise Executive). He works with business owners to them improve their business performance and impact their bottom line through workshops in “Goal Getting”, “7 Steps to Successful Living”, as well as authoring “The 5 Thrive Strategies”.
He began a franchising career 1986, learning what it means to be an entrepreneur and business owner first hand. He now serves in numerous capacities to benefit others in the business and private sectors. He serves on: Board of Directors – United Franchise Group, Board of Directors – Dunklin Memorial Church, and is a member of: Carolina Virginia Business Brokers Association, International Business Brokers Association, Greenville City Center Rotary, and Asheville Chamber of Commerce.
He practices a mantra each day of “Leaving people better than I found them”.