Tom was elected Ohio Township Supervisor in 2007. Tom was born and raised on Nicholson Road in the house where he continues to live today. He attended the Ohio Township Elementary School, Avonworth High School, and Penn State University where he graduated with a degree in Geology. Tom is a registered Professional Geologist in Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Tennessee and is the President of ACA Engineering, Inc. located in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to becoming a Township Supervisor, Tom served as a member of the Ohio Township Planning Commission for eight years. He also was on the Board of Trustees for the Mokoma Conservency—an organization dedicated to the preservation of key watershed areas—and a Trustee and Vice President of Operations for the Lake Mokoma Association. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, racing, golfing, hunting, fishing, and restoring old cars.