John Males, Founder & President
John Males, founded Fathom with the intention of applying both Deep Insight and Direct Results ® to client challenges. His passion is working with workshop participants to seed new thought, correct course and build winning teams. John helps clients increase employee satisfaction, lower turnover, increase revenue and raise profit margins. His customers include the world’s most successful firms and recognized brands.
John spent 11 years on the management team of Continental Airlines in sales and marketing, taking part in what is recognized as one of the largest and most significant corporate turnarounds in American business history. Used in case studies worldwide for its exceptional business practices, Continental ranked on the Fortune 100 “Best Companies to Work for List” as one of the most globally admired firms. Using these best practices, John also founded a highly successful property management company that was acquired by a larger firm in 2001.
John is a graduate of Baylor University’s top ranking entrepreneurship and international business programs. He is a professional coach and received his training at the Coach Training Institute. John is a certified cultural diversity instructor and facilitator. He has a Diploma in Commercial Shipping Management from Lloyd’s Maritime Academy in the UK. John loves scuba diving, swimming and is passionate about exploring the sea. He enjoys sailing and boating worldwide and is a US Coast Guard licensed Captain onboard the yacht Fathom Freedom. John serves in the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.