Tom


  • Born in Budapest and escaped to South Africa as a young child of Hungarian refugee parents fleeing the 1956 uprisings under communism. Brought up and schooled in Johannesburg as immigrants to South Africa. Lots of stories to tell on this!
  • As a first career, I joined the hotel industry and successfully aspired to key management posts within major hotel groups. I was involved with large start – ups and projects opening or expanding venues and facilities i.e. The Carlton, Elangeni and Royal Hotel.
  • I joined the life insurance industry in 1985 and worked for twelve years within agency emply at a major South African assurance group. In 1997, I opened and independent financial services business named Execuserv. Today Execuserv is part of The Wholistics Planning Group (Pty) Ltd, a diversified financial planning group.
  • I am – passionate, optimistic and fully hands – on as an impatient change fanatic to take us to new frontiers within our industry.
  • Blessed – to have two healthy, happily married adult children and four grandchildren ALL within driving distance and the rest of the Fehers being in touch all the time. Family is precious.
  • Lost without – the support of dedicated, value driven Directors and an enthusiastic, growing business team
  • Always enjoy – tough climbing challenges, gym, swimming, tennis and exploring or trying anything “new”
  • Excited about – sponsor–parenting tiger preservation, supporting football Barcelona, NFL The Green Bay Packers and just seeing the “impossible” being achieved by incredible people
  • Interested in – factual and historical stories of human endeavour, great music – all genres, creating special meals and keeping God’s earth whole and untouched
  • Favourite dozen souls – Richard Branson, Jackie Evancho, Steve Jobs, Indra Nooyi, Vince Lombardi, Tomaz Humar, Jeff Corwin, Rene Redzepi, The Dalai Lama, Genghis Khan, Paul Watson, Ranulph Fiennes
  • Hope and thoughts – to continue building a really special business for all our clients and Team. To know that family are healthy and enjoy the fullest lives. To encourage everypossibility through passionate optimism. To achieve new horizons, create and build knowledge for all, every day.
  • Favourite saying ­– Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. Grandma Moses (U.S.A.)