Tom received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University and then earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from A.T Still University. He has spent most of his career in private practice physical therapy, having owned practices in Ohio for 25 years, and a practice in Washington state for 4 years prior to joining RET Physical Therapy Group in 2018.
Throughout his career, Tom has been very active in his professional association, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He has served on the Public Policy and Advocacy Committee, the Political Action Committee the Government Affairs Committee and numerous tasks forces. He also served on the board of the Private Practice Section of APTA (PPS) as Director, Vice President and President for 6 years.
Tom has been recognized for his commitment to the profession having received the Meritorious Service Award from the Ohio Physical Therapy Association, the Lucy Blair Service Award from the APTA and the Robert G. Dicus award from PPS. In 2008 he was also asked to represent the physical therapy profession and provide congressional testimony regarding the impending cuts to the