Tom retired from First Data Corporation, a financial services company, in August 2006 as a Senior Vice President and Division CFO. Tom has over 25 years experience as the senior financial officer in companies in the financial services, retail, service, entertainment and casino industries. During his experience as a CFO in the Black Hawk, CO casino market, Tom also served as President of the Black Hawk Casino Owners Association and president of the Black Hawk Business Improvement District. Tom is a CPA (license in inactive status) and started his career at Arthur Andersen & Co. Tom's background includes experience in large and small, private and public companies.
Current volunteer activities include being a member of SCORE since 2007 ( a national US Based organization of volunteers providing seminars and mentoring to entrepreneurs to maximize the success of existing and emerging small businesses). Since 2007, Tom has been teaching monthly seminars to entrepreneurs and has mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs one-on-one.
Prior volunteer activities include serving as Treasurer and Vice Chairman of Donor Alliance, a nonprofit organ, bone and tissue recovery organization and serving as Treasurer and Chairman of Allosource, a nonprofit bone and tissue processing / distribution organization.