Tom’s construction career has spanned 44 years, starting as a laborer, learning craft skills and ultimately starting and owning his construction company. He has been in construction management for 34 years. He has work in commercial, industrial and institutional construction on projects including military barracks, university housing, industrial plants, nursing homes, churches and commercial redevelopment. His residential experience includes projects ranging from single family entry level homes to as large as 12,000 square foot highly customized homes. Included in his residential experience are large apartment complexes, condominium projects, town homes, and remodeling projects. Construction types include conventional framing, steel, timber framed, panelized and concrete structures. He has in depth experience in contracts, specifications, estimating, cost analysis, construction management, office management and employment.

Tom is also experienced in the insurance industry and has served 15 years on the Board of Trustees for a Workers Compensation Insurance company, specializing in construction work. 



University of South Carolina – Beaufort Campus – 2 yrs General Curriculum
Clemson University – College of Mechanical Engineering – 3 yrs


U.S. Army – Honorable Discharge, Rank at Separation Specialist 4th Class
Served at a top-secret location and held a Top Secret – NATO security clearance    


S.C. Residential Homebuilder License since 1987


Home Builders Association of Oconee SC - 25 years
                 Board of Directors – 24 years - President 1998, 2009, 2017
Home Builders Association of South Carolina – 25 years
                 Board of Directors – 20 years
                 Executive Committee – 8 years
                 President - 2004
                 Named Life Director in 2005
National Association of Home Builders – 25 years
                 Board of Directors – 22 years
                 Executive Committee – 2006
                 S.C. State Representative – 2006
                 Named Senior Life Director – 2015
South Carolina Home Builders Self Insures Fund – Board of Trustees since 2003
Fannie Mae Corporation
                 Named South Carolina Partnership Representative in 2003
                 Appointed to Advisory Board for Housing and Community Development 2005
S.C. Governor’s Task Force for Workforce Development 2002 - 2005


Homes for Our Troops – Volunteered as Prime Contractor to build a home for a Disabled Veteran 2010
Habitat for Humanity – Volunteered on several projects
Boy Scouts of America – Volunteered to build cabins at Boy Scout Camp
American Red Cross – Damage Assessment Team member