Meet Tom

Tom is a husband, father, business owner, entrepreneur, strategic advisor, management consultant, commercial realtor, community ambassador, and small business mentor.  Tom fights for what’s right even when it’s not popular. He’s persistent in rooting out waste and inefficiency. Every day Tom wakes up craving a challenge. Nobody is more dedicated to solving local problems than Tom Kretz.



Tom has been married to his wife Kim for 32+ years and lived in the Beavercreek Community for 28+ years. Tom and Kim are graduates of Carroll High School. Their sons Joel and Eric attended Shaw and Fairbrook Elementary Schools and graduated from Beavercreek High School. Together, Tom and Kim owned and operated several area businesses, volunteered with youth, sports, school, church, and civic organizations, and raised their family Beavercreek Strong!

Joel went on from BHS to graduate from Marquette University, dual majoring in Economics & Finance, and obtained his MBA from Xavier University.  Joel currently resides in Columbus, OH where he works as a Manager of Global Finance for one of the largest quick-service restaurant chains in the world. 

Eric went on from BHS to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in Emergency Medicine, and obtained his MD from the USUHS F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Bethesda, MD at Walter Reed Medical Center. Eric is a Captain in the USAF, a 1st-year Emergency Medicine Physician Resident, and married to his awesome wife, Kylie, a Pediatric Oncology Nurse.

Kretz Family

Tom’s Resume


  • 30+ years of business experience
  • Developed American based businesses in 38 countries
  • Responsible for over $650 million in revenue
  • Managed complex multi-million dollar projects
  • Developed and implemented strategic, operational, & logistics plans
  • Built teams of managers, supervisors, employees, & suppliers
  • Rooting out inefficiency & waste
  • Fighting for fiscal responsibility, accountability, and transparency

Current Professional Experience

  • Executive Vice President, Partner – Irongate Inc. Realtors ®
    • P & L Responsibility for $650MM in Revenue
  • President, K4 Management Group, LLC
    • Business Brokerage, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Transition Management
      Executive Management Consulting, Strategic Planning & Succession Planning
  • Principal, K4 Properties, LLC
    • Retail, Medical, Industrial, Office & Self Storage Investment & Development

Past Professional Experience

  • Senior Commercial Sales, Leasing, & Development Realtor ®, Berkshire Hathaway
  • Managing Director, Coolidge Strategic Advisory Services
  • Developer / Owner, American Pride Self Storage
  • President, Sheffield Measurement USA / Serein Metrology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd. – Hexagon Metrology
  • President / Founder – Berrysville Farms, LLC
  • President / Founder – Advanced Metrology Solutions
  • Managing Partner – Integrated Industrial Supply Company
  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner – Design & Build Specialty Stamping Automation Equipment OEM
  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner – Production Manufacturing Company
  • Founder & President – Commercial Vending Business
  • Director / VP- Procurement, Project Management, Aftermarket Sales
  • National Purchasing Manager – National Industrial Electrical Supply Company
  • Merchandising Manager & Senior Buyer – Retail / Wholesale
    New Business Development

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