Tom is a Resource Manager for NIST MEP, helping Centers improve their operations, impacts and success while providing programmatic oversight. Prior to his 1.5 years with NIST, Tom came to the MEP Program with over 20 years broad experience in private industry and professional services. Earlier in his career, he worked as a process engineer for Chemrox, Inc. designing emission control systems, primarily for the medical and pharmaceutical industries. He also conducted facility audits focusing on the safe use and control of ethylene oxide. Tom spent over 6 years with Envirosafe Services in the mid-atlantic region working with remediation firms for the safe transport and disposal of RCRA and TASCA waste to federally permitted disposal facilities. Soon after, he worked for a sister company, IMS in the steel industry, helping steel manufacturers improve their productivity through steel support and slag reclamation services at facilities throughout North America. Tom served over 8 years for software companies including Compuware Corporation and IBM, managing large mainframe accounts. Most recently, Tom worked for financial professional services firms in Northern Virginia managing financial consulting, accounting and professional placement services for small and mid-sized government contractors and nonprofit organizations in the Washington DC metro area.
Tom holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.