Thomas Dortch is a noted Author, Entrepreneur, and Community Activist. He has had guest appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, C-SPAN, National Press Club, CNN and more.
Mr. Dortch is the recipient of numerous awards and honors that celebrate his efforts, including being listed in the 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 May Editions of Ebony Magazine as one of The 100 Most Influential African Americans; listed in Spring 2001 through 2014 Publications of Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of The 100 Most Influential Atlantans; 2008 Community Service Professional of the Year Award; 2008 FraserNet Community Service Award; 2008 Global Leadership Empowerment Award; and many others.
Dortch is a much sought-after speaker on an international, national level to governmental entities, corporations and educational institutions. The consummate professional, Dortch earned a B.A. Degree in Sociology and Pre-Professional Social Work from The Fort Valley State University in 1972, and a Masters of Art Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Clark-Atlanta University in 1986. He also attended Georgia State University as a Ford Fellow in the Urban Administration Program.
Dortch received Honorary Doctors Degrees from Fayetteville State University, Jarvis Christian College, Fort Valley State University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Livingstone College. He was recently elected to a sixth term as National Chairman of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.