Tom is a board member of the Coastal Corridor Alliance and serves on the Governance and Nominating Committees. He is a native Californian, born in Hollywood and raised in Huntington Beach. He is a graduate of Huntington Beach High School, University of Redlands, and Western State College of Law. Licensed to practice law in California, Tom is retired from State Farm Insurance as Vice President of Operations, after 39 years of service in multiple locations. He has experience in insurance, management, law, finance, and lobbying. Tom has been a volunteer for the organization since 2016. He is dedicated to preserving the coastal lands and waters for future generations. Tom lives with his wife Margaret in Huntington Beach.