T.J. Topercer

Consultant

An outcomes-focused leader with a background in team performance and strategic change, T.J. brings nearly a decade of military leadership and consulting experience to FMG Leading.  Prior to joining the firm, T.J. worked at Deloitte Consulting, where he partnered with government and public sector clients to develop and implement strategic change and innovation solutions. Earlier in his career, T.J. served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy where he was deployed to both the South Pacific and South America. He also served as the lead naval science instructor at the U.S. Marine Corps’ Expeditionary Warfare School and was selected to participate in the Navy’s first Amphibious Warfare Tactics Instructor course. 

T.J. earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the United States Naval Academy and will earn his Master’s in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania in the Fall of 2018

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EXPERIENCE

T.J. is a Consultant with FMG leading, a team of advisors, executive coaches and consultants committed to helping organizations create, breakthrough results at the intersection of strategy and human capital performance. An outcomesfocused leader with a background in team performance and strategic change, T.J. brings nearly a decade of military leadership and consulting experience. Before joining FMG leading, T.J. served as an Organizational Transformation Consultant with Deloitte Consulting, the world’s largest consulting firm. At Deloitte, T.J. worked with government and public sector clients to develop and implement strategic change and innovation solutions.

Prior to Deloitte Consulting, T.J. served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy for seven years. During his four years on sea duty, he led engineering divisions ranging in size from eleven to forty five personnel. T.J.’s divisions were deployed to both the South Pacific and South America. Following sea duty, he served as the lead naval science instructor at the U.S. Marine Corps’ Expeditionary Warfare School, where he was one of nine officers throughout the Navy selected to be a member of the Navy’s first Amphibious Warfare Tactics Instructor Course.

EDUCATION

T.J. earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the United States Naval Academy and was a four-year letterman on the Men’s Basketball team. He will earn his Master’s in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania in the Fall of 2018, with focus areas in leading and managing through change and organizational coaching.

PERSONAL

T.J. grew up in San Diego, and after 13 years away, has recently returned back to the city with his wife and their French bulldog. He enjoys team sports, weightlifting, yoga, and international travel.

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