Tom Denham: My Life on Paper


Elliott Wave International, Senior Metals Analyst (2013 to present), Senior European Stocks Analyst (2004-2013), Editor of European Financial Forecast (2004-2008), Editor of European Short Term Update (2004-2008), Metals Analyst (2003-2004), Currency Analyst (2002-2003), Message Board Administrator and Trainer (2001-2002), Network Administrator (2001)

Equity Options Trader (2008-present), Private Investment Management (1988-present)

Loving Hands Animal Clinic, Alpharetta, Georgia, Co-owner (1995-present), Business Manager (1995-1997)

Whole30 Forum Moderator (2012-present). Edited New York Times bestseller It Starts With Food by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig (2012).

Ministering to Ministers Foundation, National Board Chair (2012-2014), National Board Member – Development Committee (2010-2011). MTM is an advocate for ministers and their families in all faith groups who are experiencing personal or professional crisis due to deteriorating employment or congregation-minister relationships.

Oakhurst Baptist Church, Decatur, Georgia, Member (2013-present), Stewardship Committee Member (2015-present).

Alpharetta Presbyterian Church, Alpharetta, Georgia, Adult Education Committee Member (2011-2013), Mission Committee Member (2007-2011, 2013), Commitment Committee Member (2009-2010), Elder (2007-2009)

CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants, Atlanta, Georgia, Database Administrator and Systems Analyst (1999-2001)

The Computer Lab, Norcross, Georgia, Instructor (1998-2000)

City of Alpharetta, Georgia, Network Analyst (1998-1999)

Alabama Road Baptist Church, Roswell, Georgia, Weekday Playschool Program, Board Chair (1998), Board Member, (1995-1998)

Covenant Counseling Institute, Snellville, Georgia, Pastoral Counselor (1995-1997)

The Baptist Health System, Samaritan Counseling Center, Birmingham, Alabama, Director of Employee Assistance Programs (1987-1995), Staff Counselor (1983-1985)

The Beginning Experience, Roman Catholic sponsored peer ministry for separated, divorced, and widowed persons, Birmingham, Alabama, Team Member, and Chaplain (1991-1995)

Personal Leadership Association of America (mutual improvement society), Birmingham, Alabama, Board Member (1991-1995)

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Member, (1987-97), Director III/ALAMFT (1993-1994)

First Presbyterian Church, Carbon Hill, Alabama, Interim Pastor (1992-1994)

The Occasion (mother-of-the-bride dress store), Investor, Birmingham, Alabama, (1990-1993)

Workstation Environments, Inc. (private product design company centered on computers), Investor, Birmingham, Alabama (1991-present)

The Vestavia Group, Inc. (Investment Company), Birmingham, Alabama, Chief Executive Officer (1990-1992)

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Client Counseling Competition, Trial Advocacy Program, Consultant, (1988-1992)

Journal of Religion in Disability and Rehabilitation, Assistant Editor (1991-1994)

Journal of Religious Gerontology, Assistant Editor (1987-1993)

Auburn University, School of Human Sciences, Auburn, Alabama, Instructor (1985-1987)

The Pastoral Institute/Bradley Center Hospital, Columbus, Georgia, Pastoral Counselor (1985-1987)

Hill Crest Sunrise (Psychiatric) Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, Pastoral Counselor (1987)

First Baptist Church, Graysville, Alabama, Interim Pastor (1984-1985)

Ruffner Valley Baptist Church, Irondale, Alabama, Interim Pastor (1983-1984)

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Pastoral Services, Jackson, Chaplain, (1982-1983)

Pizza Hut, Louisville, Kentucky, Cook (1981-1982)

First Baptist Church, Thomasboro, Illinois, Pastor (1979-1981)

Sears, Roebuck, and Company, Florida, Mississippi, and Kentucky, Stock Clerk (1976-1979)

Jitney-Jungle Supermarkets, Florida and Mississippi, Stock Clerk (1973-1976), Produce Clerk (1982)

Dean Jordan Plumbing Company, Gonzalez, Florida, Helper, (1973)


  • “Top 40 Under 40,” Birmingham Business Journal, 1993
  • Broadman Seminarian Award, 1982, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Ordination, Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, Urbana, Illinois, 1980
  • Luther Rice Scholar Award, 1979, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Licensed, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Pensacola, Florida, 1976
  • Betty Crocker Family Leader of Tomorrow, J.M. Tate High School, Gonzalez, Florida, 1975

Scholarly Publications

  • Elderly Couples and Chronic Illness, Journal of Religious Gerontology, 1988
  • The Influence of Grandparents upon Grandchildren, Family Relations, 1988
  • Avoiding Malpractice Suits in Pastoral Counseling, Pastoral Psychology, 1987
  • CPE Student Time Usage: The Impact of Training, Journal of Pastoral Care, 1985


Principal Certified Lotus Professional (Domino R5 System Administrator), 2000

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), 2000

Certified NetAnalyst – Architect, 1999, Cross Technology, 1999

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), 1998

ABT for Master of Science, Auburn University, 1985-87

Residency, Pastoral Counseling, Baptist Health System, 1983-85

Residency, Pastoral Care, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 1982-83

Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982

Bachelor of Arts, Mississippi College, 1979