SwapTools changes how people go about using hand-held tools.  We have created a hand-held stand-up or sit-down tool driver that has interchangeable, universally fitted, implements. 

The SwapTool is patented as a means to weed with features that apply to other uses, and in other industries, including home and facility cleaning and maintenance and painting.

We are seeking a licensee. If you are interested in knowing more about us, please contact us. 

Tom Sagehorn, Founder

SwapTools LLC


About Us

Tom Sagehorn, Founder and CEO


From his first job out of law school, Tom has been committed to growth, innovation and leadership in the world of well-known multi-unit chains.

His  career arc, in part, took off when his seminal articles about the future of franchising, first published in Nation's Restaurant News, spun off into numerous other industry publications. 

After graduation from Stanford University and SMU Law School, Tom served in leadership roles with the likes of LaQuinta, Taco Cabana, Fogo de Chao and Stewart Title Company where he served as Group President.

Following his career in the corporate world, he has channeled his creative and entrepreneurial spirit in the world of invention. 

One of his favorite movie lines? Pookie in the "Walk of Shame":

"Oh, and Meghan Miles? ... Be well".

Rick Squire, Chief Marketing Officer


As a live-action commercial producer/director in the television show and film promotion business, Rick has produced shows that have won multiple Clio and Promax Gold awards.  

At Planet 3 Films he produced and directed numerous launch campaigns for some of the biggest box office hits of all time. At Fox Broadcasting, he launched such hit shows as “24”, “American Idol”, “That 70’s Show” and “Malcolm in the Middle”.

Highly collaborative and creative, Rick is a graduate of the USC School of Film and Television. He brings his experience and talent to SwapTools in marketing, messaging, sales channels, relationship building and branding, with his eye keenly focused on the viewer - our fans.

His favorite tagline? From the movie "Alien":


"In space, no one can hear you scream."