Tom Atkins, 

             partner

For years before joining Kingma Agency as a strategic partner, Tom Atkins described himself as a "technical creative", and no wonder. 

Atkins was one of the founding four of The Whitlock Group's broadcast division, and later was a partner at TGS, Inc, A broadcast systems integrator. During those fifteen years, he was part of the technical team that designed some of the groundbreaking DTV and HDTV systems across the country.

At the same time, Atkins developed marketing campaigns for both companies, with strong results. Whitlock's Broadcast division went from a startup to over $30M/year sales. And at TGS as VP of sales and marketing, TGS grew at a rate of over 150%/year his first five years there. In 2004, he began Summit Manor Marketing, focused on technology firms, he and Summit Manor work closely with The Kingma Agency on a variety of projects. 

Atkins is a writer who has written for publications ranging from Broadcast Engineering, to Artist's Sketchbook, to Sales and Marketing magazine, as well as poetry, fiction and drama. His photographs have been used in magazines, as book covers, as well as many marketing campaigns. He is a former music Director for Sing Out Roanoke Valley, a pen and ink artist and part time dramatist.  He is a member and deacon at Troutville Baptist church and full partner at Kingma.

Atkins holds a BA from Virginia Tech, an MA in creative writing from Hollins University, and a DDiv. from Christian Bible College and Seminary. 

Tom Atkins uses his combination of technical expertise, marketing savvy, business experience and  creativity to work directly with clients in a variety of technology and business fields.

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