Tom has been married to Emily for nine years and they love the reward and challenge of raising their three young children, Emma (5), Lydia (3), and Timmy (2). They enjoy being outside, exercising, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends. Tom enjoys non-fiction on finances, theology, philosophy, education, and politics.
Tom’s faith in Christ began at young age in a Catholic family. It was tested by the hardship of divorce and pride as a teenager. Tom started attending HOPE in 2010 with the loving encouragement/ultimatum from Emily and committed to Christ in 2013 after his sister died by suicide. He’s a graduate of the non-profit RCLI in 2018, focusing on emerging Christian leaders from all backgrounds helping Richmond thrive. He has helped to lead sixteen financial peace university classes at HOPE, and several Book on Love classes. He was ordained a Deacon in 2019.
Tom is a regional advisory council member and volunteer for Comfort Zone Camp since 2014, attending 16 camps as a big buddy. He’s helped to volunteer and sponsor at several other organizations and schools, centered around encouraging others with financial literacy, faith, and mental health.
Tom is a Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Retirement Plan Counselor, and Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist. He began his career after college in Richmond in 2007. He is ranked as the #2 financial planner in Richmond by the Richmond Times Dispatch and Style Weekly, and a top 40 under 40 advisor nationwide in 2019 according to InvestmentNews. He loves to encourage people to make important life decisions with confidence; helping them to focus on what God has made them to do. He is a part owner of a financial advisory firm, The Main Street Group headquartered in Innsbrook.