Thomas J. Stanley
Dr. Thomas J. Stanley is the author of award-winning books concentrating on America's wealthy population. He began studying the affluent in 1973. Dr. Stanley's first book, Marketing to the Affluent, was selected as a top ten outstanding business book in America by the editors of Best of Business Quarterly. He wrote The Millionaire Next Door in 1996, a New York Times bestseller, with over 2 million copies sold. In 2000, Dr. Stanley published The Millionaire Mind which explored America's financial elite and how they became so. The Millionaire Mind debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list. He holds a doctorate of business administration from the University of Georgia in Athens and was formerly a professor of marketing at Georgia State University.