Tom Heeter’s Resume

Tom-Heeter-App-Development-ConsultantSenior Account Manager
CheckMate Mobile, Inc.
Los Gatos, California
January 2014 – Present

AppBuilder 360 is a division of CheckMate Mobile, Inc. AppBuilder 360 was founded in 2009 by 20 year veterans of Silicon Valley Tech Start-Ups and is located in Los Gatos, California. Appbuilder360 is a leader in the custom Mobile Application marketplace, with local business clients, National Brands, and uniquely created Mobile apps. AppBuilder 360 delivers custom mobile solutions that elevate our clients’ brands.

  • Perform mobile needs analysis for corporate and small business clients
  • Develop high level mobile app specifications
  • Draft client specific proposals to develop custom mobile software
  • Schedule software development team resources
  • Prepare contract documents for client execution prior to project “kickoff”

Founder & CEO
SmartPay, Inc,
January 2011 – Present

SmartPay is a mobile payment interface that allows people to pay for things with a smart phone. SmartPay’s core technology is based around QR Code methodology.

  • Responsible for development of trademarks, patents, software development, and raising capital investment.
  • Responsible for the overseas software development team.
  • Negotiated contract for all aspects of the business.
  • Visionary and motivator for other team members.
  • Responsible for security and PCI compliance for newly developed mobile app.
  • Developed global IP strategy and marketing plans.
  • Heavy tradeshow/networking attendance to promote brand and technology.

President & Founder
Luck Holdings, Inc.
April 2008 – February 2011

Luck Holdings is a “think tank” for new product ideas. From concept to the seed capital stage. Luck Holdings manages patents, trademarks, branding,business plan development and seed capital.

Re-developed a feel for entrepreneurship after a long hiatus.

Heeter & Associates, Investment Property Advisors, Inc.
Houston, Texas
1989 – 1999

  • Developed Strategic Real Estate plans for Institutional clients such as Mutual of New York, and others.
  • Developed co-operative co-management plan with Transamerica Real Estate Management Group.
  • Tenant finish construction for Sherwin Williams, S.C. Johnson Wax, American Automobile Association, and others.
  • Developed Sablewood subdivision in Friendswood, Texas, including managing all associated engineering, contract administration, and government approvals.
  • Leased excess bank space for commercial clients such as Texas Commerce Bank (which was purchase by what is now JP Morgan, Chase & Company).
  • Structured complex real estate transactions including facilitating 1031 like kind exchange transactions through Qualified Intermediaries.


Mediation Certification, Political Science
California State University-Chico
2005 – 2008
Activities and Societies: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Mediation Certification

J.D., Law
South Texas College of Law
1989 – 1992

B.A., Economics
The University of Texas at Austin
Activities and Societies: Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity.

The University of Texas at Austin
B.B.A., Accounting
Activities and Societies: Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity