Tommy Bagwell


Tommy Bagwell received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics, with a minor in Spanish, from Clemson University. He continued his education with post graduate studies in Industrial Management, Business Administration and Economics at Clemson University and the University of Georgia. Bagwell is the owner of American Proteins, Inc., the largest rendering plant in the world.

Bagwell was the charter president of the Forsyth Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow, Will Watt Fellow and Major Bequest Society member. He served as a trustee of Kennesaw State university, and the board of Elachee Nature Center, Lanier Technical College, Brenau University, Gainesville State College, Carter Center Boards of Councilors and as the election observer for the Carter Center in Venezuela and Peru.

Having a strong family history of heart disease has fueled my personal involvement with North Georgia Heart Foundation. I believe that this organization could become one of the nation’s leading entities when it comes to cardiovascular health, education and research. It is an honor to be involved.