Tom Fehlman

President / Founder

For the past thirty-nine years, Tom Fehlman has held positions ranging from a floor supervisor in a cotton mill to Director of Training and Development for a large Employer Development Association. He founded his current management development company, Bottom Line, Inc. in 1987. His client list includes Fortune 100 companies such as Siemens and Westinghouse, as well as large federal agencies such as the Departments of Defense and Energy, and state agencies such as the Arizona Game and Fish and Florida Department of Corrections and professional organizations such as the Institute for International Research and International Wildlife Managers Association.

William Wilson

Lead Assessor / Facilitator

William Wilson comes to the Bottom Line Trainers family after an 8 and a half year career in the United States Navy, and a successful career as an entrepreneur. William learned the basics of leadership during his Navy Seal training and as a member of the submarine force. William obtained an Associates Degree from St. Leo University, and a BSBA in Business Management and a Masters in Economics from the University of Arkansas.


William received his certification as a Bottom Line Leadership Assessor in November of 2008 and has been a vital asset in the successful assessment and training development of over 800 potential managers for our client firms.

Joseph Lazar

Senior Vice President

Joe Lazar has over 20 years experience in the hospitality and service industry. During his career he has held several managerial roles including General Manager of several high end chain restaurants. He has opened multiple restuarants from the ground up working as the project lead and eventually General Manager in Charlotte, NC. His on the job experience serves as genuine expertise in the field of leadership training and development.


He studied Graphic Design and Business in Charlotte, NC where he still lives with his wife Christina and two children. His hobbies include family time, golf and furniture design and construction.


Our Team: 100 Years of Combined Experience