Tom spent 35 years managing businesses in the public sector. He founded and managed A&W Beverages, the canned and bottled A&W Root Beer Company, and was an executive of several companies, including Pepperidge Farm, Godiva Chocolatier, Prince Gardner, and Mrs. Fields Cookies. Today he is active in the not-for-profit sector. He is the past Chair of the Egyptian Theater Co. and past Treasurer of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy USA. Today he is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance Committee of Westminster College and is Chair of the Summit County RAP Tax Committee. Tom received his BA from The Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He resides in Park City, UT with his wife, Lynn.