Tom has a two decades of experience providing lobbying, public relations and strategic planning services to his clients. He served as President of TSG Consulting, LLC from its inception until 2021, when he will be assuming the role of Chairman.
He was appointed by Governor Bob Wise as Director of the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) on January 16, 2001, Director of West Virginia Insurance and Retirement Services (IRS) on June 1, 2002, and Acting Cabinet Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Administration in April 2003. He resigned from state government in June 2004, returning to TSG Consulting, LLC.
As a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1987 to 1992, Tom served as Chairman of the Insurance Committee in 1990, 1991 and 1992. During that time, the state completely rewrote its small group health insurance laws.
Tom is the former President of Mountaineer Outdoor Sign Company and the former managing editor for The Gulf Times. His experience in advertising and public relations is extensive.
He also has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the First National Bank of Beckley, and he serves as a member of the Board of Governors of West Virginia State University.
Former Director of WV Public Employees Insurance Agency
Former Director of WV Insurance and Retirement Services
Former Cabinet Secretary of Administration
WV House of Delegate Member - 1987-1992
Former President, Board of Governors of West Virginia State University
Distinguished West Virginian Award