A California native, Tom grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area before attending college at the University of California, San Diego before moving to Chicago and joining Sigma Chi Headquaters. During his undergraduate career, Tom served as IFC President among other offices within IFC,student government, his chapter, and several other student organizations.
The associate director of alumni engagement works within the membership development department, which supports the committee that oversees Fraternity programming pertaining to alumni engagement and training. Duties include: Providing support for existing Alumni Chapters/Associations/Clubs and identifies target cities or regions for potential new groups, and implementing plans for the formation of new groups. Assisting the Leadership Training Board with selecting new alumni to attend Alumni Facilitation Training at Balfour LTW. Assisting in the development of resources and execution of programs aimed to educate alumni and volunteer members on the best practices of highly performing volunteers for involvement with undergraduate and alumnus populations. Assisting in the identification of vacant volunteer positions and assist volunteer stakeholders in identifying individuals to fill the vacancies. Coordinating the selection process for the chapter, provinces and international Balfour Awards. Coordinating administrative elements of the non-student initiation application process.