Tom has been in the automotive world for over 15 years professionally. A graduate of The Rochester Institute of Technology his original background was that as an award winning photojournalist who's work was in countless newspapers and magazines including Sports Illustrated.
An avid sports car owner Tom used to take his Lotus Turbo Espit to Don Galbraith Motoring in Devon PA. Don Galbraith Motoring was known as a Porsche repair shop from 1984, and their staff had experience with other European vehicles such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Lotus, Lamborghini and Ferrari.
From 2003-2004 Tom spent time as an apprentice to a British car mechanic on various restoration projects outside of time on photographic assignments. In fall of 2004 Tom a then customer contacted Don Galbraith about the opening of a service manager position.
Tom has been in the automotive service industry since then. He managed Don Galbraith Motoring for 8 years and also was a licensed vehicle salesperson while there. Tom also was an original co-founder and business partner in Union Exotics Ltd. When Don Galbraith retired Tom went to Mike Yaskin's Bavarian Specialties where he managed till summer of 2015.
Tom enjoyed BMW's and working with the race cars, but there was an inner passion for Porsche. When Tom's daily driver Cayman had an oil scavenge pump failure, he reached out to Kevin about repairing the car and started discussing Kevin's operation The Porsche Specialists.
Tom's been here since and still a sports can owner. The first Cayman had 163,000 miles on it till a dump truck totaled it at a stop light. Tom's currently daily driving a Cayman S, still has a1987 Lotus Turbo Esprit. He also converted a 1982 DeLorean into a full tribute car time machine from the movie Back to the Future. He curated a Back to the Future display in 2015 at the AACA museum in Hersey . He also is the DeLorean historian for backtothefuture.com and has produced and been involved with several different documentaries.