Galfas is an anomaly.
He accumulated an arsenal of skills and accomplishments: CEO; convention manager; director of stage and radio, drama and variety; entrepreneur; film editor; franchisor; linguist; marketing specialist; musician; playwright; poet; producer; seminar leader; teacher; translator; turnaround manager.
After two days of testing and another of interviews, an industrial psychologist called him a "renaissance man."
The oldest of seven brothers and one sister, by the age of 16 he decided that the reason for his life was to help others succeed.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, from Greek and Southern American roots, Timothy Galfas attended school in France and in Greece.
Multilingual and multicultural, he has traveled the Caribbean, Central America, every state but four the USA and in every country but three of the original European Union.
For 10 years he trained candidates for foreign service. During that time hundreds of radio dramas broadcast internationally on hundreds of stations flowed from his imagination. Concurrently he directed dozens of stage plays musical variety productions and conventions.
Jytte Malling of Copenhagen, Denmark, married him in 1974. Three daughters caused them to reroute their careers. He built several national franchise companies. He developed a system of business turnaround management for franchises. The Marquis edition of Who’s Who in the World publishes his biography annually.
He continues as a franchise consultant, lecturer, seminar leader, executive and franchised business turnaround specialist.
At this writing, he and his wife do volunteer work in Atlanta with French speaking West Africans and Amharic and Tigrinya speaking people from East Africa.