Tommy Lee Hayes-Brown

Vice President of Business Development And Customer Experience

Tommy manages millions of dollars of inventory every year from a variety of suppliers and sources around the world.

Prior to joining the Rideau family in 2015, Tommy worked as MetLife Auto & Home in multicultural sales, corporate employee recognition and led the first response call center. He currently is the owner of Folly and Fun! an internet-based consumer site.

In addition to being a Certified Recognition Professional (CRP), he is a member of National Diversity Council, American Marketing Association (AMA), Diversity Council of the Carolinas and previously served as a board member for Recognition Professionals International (RPI).

He is an experienced motivational speaker and has authored several articles on employee recognition and engagement.

He lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and four sons where he serves as a board member for Another Choice for Black Children Adoption Agency and a troop leader for his sons’ Boy Scouts of America troop.