A retired architect, Tom spent most of his career with The Wischmeyer Architects in St Louis, where he worked on more than 80 projects ranging from the design of the Florissant Valley Community College in the 1960s to the challenging repair and restoration of the exterior stonework on the Missouri State Capitol Building late in his career.
In his Kirkwood community, Tom served as chairman of the Architectural Review Board, was a member of the Board of Adjustment and was appointed to other special assignments. He is past president of the Executives Association of St. Louis, the St louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Rotary Club of St. Louis. He was a longtime member of the St. Clare Hospital Advisory Board and currently he is a Fellow on the UMSL Executive Leadership Council.
Past board member and vice president of the national American Institute of Architects (AIA), Tom was elevated to AIA Fellow in 1980 and served a term as Chancellor of the College of Fellows in 1994. He received the Outstanding Architect Award from Missouri Council of Architects, the St Louis AIA Gold Honor Award for lifetime achievements in architecture and the Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, Washington University.
Tom and his wife June, longtime residents of Kirkwood, enjoy three children a grand son and two dogs. He also takes pleasure in playing lousy golf.