Tom is a Professional Engineer (PE) in Montana (No. 49456) and joined Eli & Associates in July of 2017 as a Project Engineer. Tom earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming (2009). Tom has a diverse background in engineering and surveying with his career starting in construction materials testing, soils lab work, geotechnical drilling, project coordination, and surveying in northern Wyoming. He spent two years in North Carolina working as a survey crew chief on projects that took him to military bases, energy generation sites, new building construction site, and boundary surveys throughout the south. Since moving to Missoula (2014) Tom has spent time working with the Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD), Ravalli County Environmental Health (RCEH), and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) on subdivision review projects varying from single-lot COSA rewrites, sanitation lifting documents, to 30-lot major subdivisions. He has become well-versed in site evaluations, groundwater monitoring, septic, and well permitting in both Missoula and Ravalli Counties. Tom has also spent time on a wide variety of design projects including water main extensions, approach permits, and commercial and residential grading and drainage plans. Outside of the office, Tom spends his time rock climbing, cross-country skiing, travelling the country, and hiking with his fiancé Jamie and Golden Retriever, Hans.