Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Tom Kivisto - a man who never look back


A successful businessman of America named Tom Kivisto, was a co founder of SemGroup, L.P. his company expanded in just 5 years to great heights. Under his leadership, the total assets grew from $227.4 million to $3.6 billion. Tom has earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kanas in the field of pre-med/psychology and was also used to play for basketball team. He also bagged the titles like academic all American, all big 8 and academic all big 8. He is also the holder of the title for the single game assist record for the kanas team. He also belongs to Illinois basketball hall of fame.

In 1993, Tom Kivisto moved with his family to Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was a self employer; working for his own company, SemGroup, which later became one of the largest privately held companies in USA filing bankruptcy. Kivisto also used to donate to his alma mater, university of kanas, to help those building new facilities for upbringing of football talent in the school. Later Tom Kivisto was on the board of directors of Saint Francis health system, family and children’s services and project single parent, a nonprofit organization. He also became the trustee for the University of Tulsa. In 2007, Kivisto was awarded with president’s award for the pipe liners club of Tulsa. 

Tom Kivisto is a very successful man and never seen back in his life. Even after facing difficulties in life, he is moving ahead aiming high in life!!