Tomeico Faison

Therapy Social Entrepreneur

I’m on a mission to help 1 million therapy social entrepreneurs and leaders who help underserved populations!

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Mission:  I partner with therapists, organizations, and universities to increase therapy business ownership and innovative therapy programs globally!

Universities: Do you have students who want to become social entrepreneurs but do not understand how to start and financially sustain social enterprises? Would you like to incorporate an evidence-based OT social entrepreneurship course into your program but don’t have a proven model that matches the mission of the OT profession? (Courses will be offered in 2022!-Look for more info. In the fall of 2021)


Organizations:  Would you like to add OT to your community-based practice but have no idea how to do so? Are you having trouble understanding how to financially sustain the addition of an innovative community-based OT program? 


Therapists: Are you interested in starting and growing a social enterprise but you don’t know where to start?  Are you having trouble understanding how to financially sustain your social enterprise?   (TOMEICO FAISON IS CURRENTLY FULL FOR 1: 1 SERVICES THE REMAINDER OF 2021! PLEASE SIGN UP FOR HER MONTHLY NEWSLETTER TO BE THE FIRST TO LEARN ABOUT EXCITING NEW WAYS TO WORK WITH TOMEICO IN OTHER WAYS IN 2021!


Social Impact and Financial Sustainability

Tomeico’s Blog: Thoughts from an OT Social Entrepreneur

Dat Data Matters!

Do you know dat data? I recently had to complete an audit and was not as prepared as I thought I would be. I am a fan of data and reports but have focused mostly on financial reports to include monthly and annual data. It is not too hard to create quarterly reports if you

Hard Lost/Loss

My girlfriends and I usually hit the trails 1-2 x a week. Yesterday, one of our friends worked late so it was just two of us. Unfortunately, we are the two with topographical orientation challenges….I often say, in other words, we can get lost!  Initially, all was well. We walked and talked, paying very little

Pregnant and Giving Birth Again

Today is my oldest son’s 19th birthday. I woke up in the middle of the night, thinking about giving birth. The pain that was involved and the pleasure that followed. Despite the pleasure, I vowed at one point, no more kids…birth hurt! Not to mention all the things that I was told about my inability



Consultation & Coaching

Tomeico’s consultative and coaching approach is not just about giving cookie cutter advice! It is about asking powerful questions to help the...

Curricula Development

Tomeico is passionate about incorporating entrepreneurship education into healthcare curricula. Many health and human service professionals...

Motivational Speaking

If you know Tomeico, then you know that she will try to motivate just about anyone in her presence to start a business! She sees the gifts and...

Listen to Tomeico interview amazing therapy entrepreneurs and leaders of color around the world!

Therapy Entrepreneurs and Leaders of Color


Tomeico is a reoccurring guest host on Iris Kimberg’s Podcast

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Some Facts About Tomeico

  • BS in Radiologic Science UNC Chapel Hill
  • MS in Occupational Therapy UNC Chapel Hill
  • Certified in Entrepreneurship Action Learning-NC REAL
  • Certified in Low Vision Rehab-University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Certified in Business Coaching-NC State
  • Private practice since 2003
  • Business Consult Experience with occupational therapists, speech therapists, physical therapists, early intervention therapists, counselors, social workers, certified nurse assistants, nurses, universities and educators
  • Business Consult Experience in nonprofit development, program planning, policy and procedure manuals, insurance credentialing, independent contracting, business start -up, niche businesses to include working with persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness in the community and/or low vision, university clinical faculty development

What People Say About Tomeico

"I engaged Tomeico's consulting services to analyze a market opportunity in occupational therapy. She provided great insights as both a clinician and business owner and helped me think through considerations that I had not otherwise identified. Tomeico is clearly at the top of her game and can provide great value to those interested in learning more about the occupational therapy market."


Carla Macklin

Having just completed the certificate in low vision rehabilitation OT program at the University of Alabama - Birmingham in the Fall of 2016, I knew I wanted to help people with low vision obtain access to low vision rehabilitation services in my area. I found Tomeico Faison via her company’s webpage for Therapeutic Solutions of NC. Immediately I was astonished. I thought, “this is exactly what I see myself doing, but how?”.

Through Tomeico’s business consulting and coaching services, I established the foundation for my practice The Rehab Firm, set attainable goals through Tomeico’s strategic development planning, and pull it all together by attending Tomeico’s Workshop “Ten Simple Steps to Independent Contracting”. Just as I was seeing the end of the path, my area was affected significantly by Hurricane Harvey. Tomeico again showed me how dedicated she was to me seeing my vision through by encouraging me to stay the course and that she and the other great therapists that work for her company were invested in my success and progress during the aftermath of the storm.

I can proudly say that I accepted a referral for OT low vision rehabilitation services and completed my first OT low vision evaluation within 10 months of consulting with Tomeico! I’m excited to see how we grow!



Staci Wilson, OTR

Owner- The Rehab Firm-TX

I approached Tomeico when I was planning on starting my own business. In my initial consultation with her, she provided me with a well-organized list and walked me through of all the essential areas I had to cover from setting up my company to the different electronic medical records that are available. She is also very personable and has always been available to answer any of my questions. She is very knowledgeable in the areas of setting up of a therapy practice, the different available insurances and all the essentials of running a viable therapy clinic. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is interested in in opening up a new clinic or expanding their business.

Dr Kavitha N Krishnan OTD MS OTR/L, CEO

Healing Synergy LLC

Thank you for providing Kandaree and myself with the excellent coaching sessions to assist us in getting our footing with the Career Direct Living by Design consulting business. This is our first attempt at self-employment and operating a business. We have found there are many hurdles, obstacles and nuances to starting a business. We were fortunate that God sent you our way to help us get our bearing. You have proven to be a great listener and your analytical skills allowed you to provide us with great feedback and strategies for moving forward in the business. We have realized several takeaways from our coaching session, but the one that stands out is the fact that you told us to ensure we had a mission statement and vision for the business. You expressed that we should "begin with the end in mind". You also advised us to break the tasks down into smaller and manageable parts and to determine who was going to work on what and when. You encouraged us as a couple to frequently share our thoughts and ideas about the business and establish realistic goals while holding each other accountable.

While we know that nothing ventured is nothing gained and this will not be an overnight process. Because of your efforts, we now have a clearer vision and path for our direction. Most of all, we know this will be a faith walk. Thank you for your patience, encouragement and willingness to share your great wealth of knowledge with others. You have all the skills necessary for a great coach!!!

Michael and Candice DawkinsCareer Direct Consultants

Tomeico's coaching encouraged me to find solutions within myself. Her confidence in my abilities empowered me to dig deeply for strategies that apply to personal and professional goals and see them realized over time. Tomeico listened, confirmed what she'd heard, and then helped framed concerns in terms of solutions I had not yet considered. Tomeico is a coach in the truest sense of the word. She worked with me to create goals, strategies to accomplish those goals, revisited those strategies and helped find new ones within myself, and then celebrated accomplishments with me.

I continue to use Tomeico's strategies for self coaching on a regular basis. She has significantly influenced the way I view, frame, and work towards personal and professional goals.

Raheleh G. Tschoepe MS, OTR/LAssistant Professor & Occupational Therapy Consultant Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, UNC-Chapel Hill

I had the privilege of being coached by Tomeico for about two months as I began the process of developing a community based organization. Tomeico is fully invested in her relationship with her clients and in helping them to be successful. She listened to all of my concerns and questions and guided me through the process in order to come to solutions. Tomeico is a true professional who takes pride in the services that she offers and provides nothing less than the best. I have learned so much in the past two months and am thankful for the experience of working with her!

Shelly Bloomfield

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