Independent Consultant Tom Combs Featured On Yahoo Finance

Houston, TX – April 2, 2014 – A feature story about Independent Consultant Tom Combs, a former Congressional Chief of Staff, was recently seen on Yahoo!Finance as well as the other major online publications such as, MSN Money, Bloomberg Businessweek, Los Angeles Daily News and MarketWatch, among many others. 

Over the past 30 years Tom Combs has helped private sector businesses secure hundreds of millions of dollars in government contracts. He has achieved this through a variety of roles as a private sector consultant, dedicated public servant and Congressional Chief of Staff.

Over the last 25 years, Combs estimates that he has helped over 500 companies win hundreds of millions of dollars in new business. In the last ten years alone, he has assisted businesses of all sizes secure over $250 million in government contracts. He has achieved this via one on one consulting and through a series of nationwide workshops.

Business owners seeking to take advantage of Combs’ expertise and participate in this lucrative $200 billion dollar market can visit for more information.

The feature story about Tom Combs that was seen on Yahoo!Finance can be viewed in its entirety at

About Tom Combs:

Hailing from a family that has been involved in Texas politics for over 100 years, the Beaumont, Texas born and raised Combs ran for a spot on the County School Board at age 20 where he served for eight years.  

Combs continued his public service career with the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, where his first position was Director of Public Private Partnerships. He later spent over 10 years in public office as City Councilman and Mayor Pro-tem for the City of Beaumont.

He later co-founded a non-profit organization called the Bid Resource Center, the second organization in the U.S. (and first in the Lone Star State) to help small businesses get government contracts. As Executive Director of that organization, he helped local companies survive a crash in the big oil industry, securing contracts and millions of dollars in job training.

Combs also held the position of Homeless Programs and Housing Coordinator for the City of Houston. In this position he helped secure, supervise and monitor over 30 million dollars in temporary, transitional, and permanent housing construction and operations contracts.

Combs served as District Director and Chief of Staff for two members of Congress. directing all programs between the congressmen and the communities they represent.

Combs planned to take a year off in 2000 to spend time with his new grandson, travel and plan his next career course. After a few months and an extended trip to Europe, he started getting calls from people and companies seeking his help in securing government contracts.

Combs’ first client was a private disaster response company, where he is still on board 12 years later.  Combs also works with clients from many other industries, from high tech to trash hauling and all sorts in between.