Member Since: 2010
A 1990 graduate of Illinois State University, he was also a member of the Redbird Baseball team. He currently is an Advisory Board member to the Department of Communications and was recently inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame in the College of Arts and Science at Illinois State University.
In 1991, Tom began his sports career as a summer sales intern with the Chicago Bulls before being hired by the Chicago White Sox. In 1995 he took a position at Elite Marketing as the Manager of Sports Marketing and Sales and before his return to the White Sox, Tom took the Director of Marketing and Advertising position at Balmoral Park Racetrack in 1997.
In 1999, Tom returned to the Chicago White Sox, as Manager of Ticket Sales, where he was responsible for the implementation of all sales strategies as they pertained to ticket sales and service. Since 2004, he added premium seating to his responsibilities and was elevated to Senior Director of Ticket Sales. He has developed and overseen the creation of the Magellan Scout Seats, Home Plate Club, The Private Bank Fan Deck, Warning Track and Miller Lite Bullpen Party Porch areas. Most importantly, he has restructured, developed and expanded his staff into a proactive sales group specializing in distinct areas of the sales process.
Tom and his wife, Mary, have been together for 18 years. He has a 15 year old daughter, Grace and 13 year old son, Ryan.