Tom is a native of the Washington, D.C. area, having grown up in Reston, Virginia. He received his Electrical Engineering degree at Virginia Tech. while participating in their co-op work/study program. It was this program that helped shape his interest in technical sales. He has worked for EMC Technologists since 1995, initially covering Virginia and North Carolina. He now works in the Maryland, Delaware, and Northern Virginia territories. Tom lives in Frederick, Maryland, with his wife Sue, and his children Grace, Luke and Mark. His hobbies include spending time with his family, basketball, and music.