Tom joined the Council in October 2016. He contributes to the strategic communications of the council including content writing, event communications and project management. Tom was previously at Augsburg University’s Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship as the communications and network associate. He is also working toward his MBA from Augsburg. He is on the board of directors for the Devin Smith Scholarship Foundation, which is focused on supporting St. Paul Central High School graduates with post-secondary education. Tom earned his bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Discourse from Beloit College in 2011.