Jherrod Thomas, a 32 year old man with over 10 years of experience working in the automotive industry has shown that success can be achieved through one’s hard work, dedication and also working 9 to 5 job.
Based on his knowledge in financial literacy and unique skill set, he has grown his finances to the status of a millionaire. He said, while working his 9 to 5 job, he had outlined several creative ways to increase and double his income by using his earnings to invest in the stock market; products like self-driving cars helped the young professional profit in the rising market
He said after several years of working in his 9-5 job, and barely making it through the month then he determined that he would need to do something different if he wanted to live a more happier life.
He began investing in books on wealth building, investing, financial literarcy and engineering. He knew that if he combined his current skills with wealth-building knowledge, he could achieve his one million dollar goal.
“Now that I’ve achieved this goal for myself, my next goal is to help others achieve this goal, too,” he said
Thomas has however devoted a large space of his time to coaching, training, and mentoring young African American engineers in various automotive disciplines and set them on the same trajectory for success.
His aim is to assist the young engineers to become more competitive and help them develop and pursue leadership opportunities within their companies.
“Due to the unique experiences that African Americans face, my service is unlike anything else on the market and helps those who need support the most,” Thomas said.
“Not only do I provide tips to boost their interview skills, I also provide sales and negotiation guidance and help improve their financial literacy.”
Thomas is well known as a Certified Functional Safety Expert and founder of Tomco Service Group, an engineering service firm that specializes in the development and implementation of innovative technology for next-generation robotic and autonomous systems.
He boasts an extensive list of licenses and certifications, including a Bachelor’s degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering from Alcorn State University. He said in a statement that he has a wide breadth of work experience at General Motors, Ford Motor Company, AM General LLC, and FCA Fiat Chrysler and many others