Tom began his professional career as a general manager at a well-known, high-end steakhouse chain. His interest in financial services started with life insurance purchased as part of the planning process for himself, his wife and their children. It was then that he decided to pursue a career as a financial advisor. He has been working in the financial services industry since 2009 and teaching with Wienken for a year. Tom resides in Halifax, PA, with his wife Lori and their three young children. Tom and Lori are both very involved in the local schools; Lori works for the school system and Tom is School Board Director.