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Inspirational Leadership Podcast: Tommy Beadel

Sep 13, 2022

Tommy Beadel of Thomas James Homes shares his inspiration for building luxury custom homes. “I think we make a difference in people’s lives by creating beautiful homes in the areas where they really want to live.”


Tommy Beadel of Thomas James Homes

Episode 9

Tommy Beadel is the founder and CEO of Thomas James Homes, a young and thriving builder with a unique value proposition—they purchase old homes in some of the top desired markets in the country, tear them down, and build luxurious custom dream homes.

Tommy has always been business-minded. At the age of four he started his own home bakery – baking and selling fresh bread to his neighbors. At 21 he got his real estate license and went into the mortgage industry. An astute mathematician, he sees every business opportunity as a math problem that he can solve.

But Tommy’s motivation doesn’t just lie in the predictability of math – he is deeply rooted and moved by his desire to impact others and make a difference in their lives. From the homeowners they build for, to the contractors and everyone they work with along the way, he says “that’s what drives me to get out of bed every day and grow and run this business. I want to make an impact on people.”

Learn more about Tommy, his leadership, who inspires him, and his career journey in this episode of the Inspirational Leadership with the Best in Home Building podcast hosted by Mollie Carmichael.

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Watch the video interview below or listen to the audio podcast available on Apple Podcasts, Google PodcastsSpotify, iHeartRadio, Amazon Music/Audible, TuneIn + Alexa, PlayerFM, and Listen Notes.

About the series

Inspirational Leadership with the Best in Home Building is an influential podcast led by housing industry expert Mollie Carmichael. Each episode features a personal conversation with a thought leader in the housing industry. Join Mollie as we get to know these top leaders—what inspires them, what drives them, and how they build communities. 

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"What makes me tick is the people. The bigger business I can grow, the more people I can impact. The more realtors, the more contractors, the more employees—that's what I'm about."

Tommy Beadel

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Mollie Carmichael is a Principal of Zonda’s Advisory services. Mollie’s expertise in marketing, products, and home design coupled with Zonda’s data, helps clients understand home shopper needs so that builders and developers can maximize revenue. Learn more about our advisory services and contact us today to discover how we can help you think ahead and provide creative and functional solutions to your customers.

Mollie Carmichael


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