Tom co-founded Valens Solutions with his wife Tiffany in 2019; he now serves as the Executive Director. Based on personal experiences with underserved populations, Tom and Tiffany saw the need to walk alongside their neighbors, connecting them to quality-of-life resources such as housing, employment, education, quality health care, food and legal assistance and providing support for marginalized individuals entering Law Enforcement and Health Care Professions.
Tom also serves as the Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety at Sinclair Community College. Previously he served as the Network Executive Director of Police for the Kettering Health Network, Assistant City Manager in Miamisburg, Ohio and retired as the Assistant Chief of Police of the Miamisburg Police Department. He is a speaker and consultant with Law Enforcement Action Partnerships, a workplace violence consultant with KLA Risk Management, an adjunct professor with Sinclair Community College, is on the Welcome Dayton Committee, the Advisory Board of the Dayton Equity Center, the Board of Heroic Deeds, the Macedonia Community Development Corporation Board and is a Silver lifetime member of the NAACP. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Chapman University and a master’s in public administration from Wright State University. He has been married to his wife Tiffany for over 33 years. They have three children and eight grandchildren.
Dr. Tiffany Thompson
Tiffany co-founded Valens Solutions with her husband Tom in 2019 and now serves as the Administrative Director. Based on personal and professional experiences with underserved populations, Tiffany and Tom saw the need to walk alongside their neighbors, connecting them to quality-of-life resources such as housing, employment, education, quality health care, food and legal assistance and providing support for individuals from those populations entering the fields of professional Law Enforcement and Nursing.
Dr. Thompson leads the operations of Valens Solutions, and also works as a healthcare consultant with hospital leadership teams across the nation. She is an adjunct professor of nursing at Xavier University and Sinclair Community College. Previously, she served in various nursing leadership roles within the Kettering Health Network. Tiffany is a certified professional coach and public speaker with the John Maxwell Team. Doctorally prepared in executive leadership and population health, she is passionate about equitable, quality healthcare and access for impoverished and underserved populations and is committed to doing work to diversify the nursing workforce through financial and academic support for men and women of color entering the nursing field. Tiffany obtained her initial nursing degree at Kettering College, a Master of Nursing in Leadership at Western Governors University and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Xavier University. Tiffany leads the Health & Wellness Ministry at Chosen Church in Dayton, Ohio, and is a member of the Health and Human Services Committee of Welcome Dayton. She has been married to Tom for more than 33 years. They have three children, three children "in-love" and eight precious grandchildren who are the loves of her life.
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