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CEO/Cofounder of Rising Tide Car Wash. Serial entrepreneur with 3 successful exits in litigation support, software development and consumer service.
COO/Cofounder of Rising Tide Car Wash, Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur, Author of The Power of Potential.
CFO of Rising Tide Car Wash. Tom is a CPA/PFS with a background in accounting, tax, and financial planning.
Dr. Alessandri has worked with individuals with autism and their families for more than 30 years. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Rochester, and he earned his Ph.D. at Rutgers The State University of New Jersey.
“Tom’s account of how he built Rising Tide Car Wash and the lessons he learned from hiring and managing a non-traditional workforce is riveting. Read it and learn how to overcome some of the most entrenched problems that hold companies back from scaling.”
"This provocative, informative, and engaging book contains the seeds of a revolution -- an inclusive future in which businesses unlock the hidden potential of employees with autism and other neurodivergent conditions by redesigning onboarding processes and creating opportunities for them to shine. It's a template for a society in which everyone is given the best chance of success."
"Everybody who is interested in getting people with autism employed in a job that gives them a sense of purpose should read this book"
“One of the top ten business books of 2023. The book goes way beyond a story of one business that is so exhilarating and stimulating you’ll want to tell it to friends and colleagues. It ultimately provides essential advice for every manager in business, nonprofits, and government. The advice on hiring alone will have you hiring art teachers to engineers and nurses—in half the time with double your success.”
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