Tom received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biochemistry from Colorado State University. He was a teaching assistant at UC Santa Cruz for college courses in Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry. He has over 20 years of research and laboratory experience in industry and academia, primarily studying cancer.
Tom has lived in Half Moon Bay for almost 20 years. He has two children, one is in college and one in middle school.
In his spare time, Tom enjoys photography, playing guitar, gardening and Marvel movies.