Tom comes to First Business with over 20 years of commercial banking experience serving privately owned companies throughout Wisconsin. He graduated from Ripon College in 1990 and enjoyed a four-year college baseball career pitching for the Red Hawks. Tom is very active in the community, presently serving in his 12th year on the Board of Directors of the Henry Vilas Park Zoological Society. He also serves in several leadership capacities for the United Way of Dane County including a two year commitment on the annual campaign cabinet. Tom has received a number of community awards including Leadership Greater Madison’s Leader of the Year in 2001 and AFP’s Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year in 2010.