Thomas S. Narofsky is the Founder and Chief Inspirational Officer for the Narofsky Consulting Group, a leadership development, team effectiveness, and executive coaching consultancy. He is the developer of the F(X) Leadership Model and the Inspire or Retire Leadership Theorem. Thom retired in November 2011 as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for United States Strategic Command after serving 28 years on active duty in the United States Air Force. In his capacity as a Combatant Command Senior Enlisted Leader, he served on the Department of Defense Senior Enlisted Leader Council and the United States Strategic Command Joint Enlisted Development Council which focused on all matters concerning joint and combined total force integration, mission readiness, utilization and professional and leadership development of the joint enlisted force. He also served on the United States Air Force Enlisted Board of Directors which focused on professional development, training concepts and long-range strategies to provide continuous, career-long enlisted deliberate development by integrating education, training and experience to produce a skilled and adaptive work force. He has conducted worldwide professional and leadership development seminars with U.S, Korean, Japanese, Australian, British, Canadian, Belgian and German enlisted forces. His military decorations include Defense Superior Service Medal and the Bronze Star. Thom is an adjunct professor at Bellevue University in the Arts and Sciences Department. He holds a Master of Arts in Leadership, a Master of Science in Information Technology Management and a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies.