Tom has worked in the local construction industry for over 25 years. During the 1980’s he owned and operated a small construction contracting firm, and then worked as a project manager for two local environmental consulting firms prior to enrolling in college. From 1992 – 1995 he attended Austin Community College where he earned an Associate’s Degree in Engineering. From 1995 – 1999 he attended The University of Texas at Austin where he earned his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Civil Engineering. As a degreed professional he has served as project manager for a local civil engineering design firm engaged in land development projects as well as served as project manager for one of Central Texas’ largest heavy civil construction firms. He has vast experience with state and local regulatory requirements from both the design and construction perspective. He incorporated his own civil engineering design firm in March 2007.