Tom holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, certifications in Finance from Duke University and over 4,000 hours of electronic, data and technology training.
Tom’s civic involvement includes President of WV Telephone Operation, Virginia Telephone Association, United Way of the Virginias, President of Alamance County Cattlemen Association, Durham-Orange Cattlemen Association, VP of NC Cattlemen Association and numerous other organizations. Tom currently serves as the Treasurer of NHC GOP.
He is the retired owner operator of Morris Meadows LLC, Farm Equipment and Supply, Mebane Tractor and Equipment and Morris Meadows Cattle Company. Prior to owning his own business, Tom’s career has seen him serve in many capacities including the Vice President and General Manager of Verizon and GTE Telephone Operations, Director of Network Planning, Engineering and Construction for GTE Media Ventures Nationwide, General Telephone Company, Central Telephone Company and ITT Technologies.
Tom has served our country and is a Viet Nam Veteran, 68-69.