Tom graduated from Augustana University with an undergraduate degree in business administration. He took additional coursework in accounting at Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah. Tom began his career in 1990 at Fidelity Investments, and for the past 20 years, has been at RBC Wealth Management in Sioux Falls serving as a financial advisor and branch director. He has passed the Series 7, 9, 10, 63 and 65 security exams, and is also insurance licensed and serves clients in 19 states.
Tom has served on the board of directors for the South Dakota Symphony Organization. In 2018, he began serving as a member of the board of trustees for the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science. Tom’s areas of expertise include equity portfolios, income planning and wealth planning.