Tom was elected mayor in May 2022 after serving on the City Council, Place 4 since May 2001. Additionally, he served as Mayor Pro-Tem from 2006 to 2018 and was reappointed to that position by his peers in 2021. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology and received an MBA in Acquisition and Contract Management in 1987 from the University of Dallas. Tom has been employed with a major aerospace company in the DFW Metroplex since April 1985. Tom and his wife Gail have lived in Hudson Oaks since 1990 and raised two children, Kylie and Tommy, in Hudson Oaks. Tom and Gail were both actively involved in supporting WISD and Kylie and Tommy’s school activities as well as in involved in coaching many of their school extracurricular activities and athletic teams in the Aledo and Weatherford communities.