Tom holds a Bechelor of Science degree in marketing research from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus. 


Tom has been conducting market studies for all types of housing since 1983.  At CLA, he specializes in assisting health care organizations and private developers with market research and development planning for senior housing (retirement apartments, senior cooperatives/condomoniums, assisted living, memory care assisted living, CRCCs, and nursing care). 


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In the community

Previously, Tom was President of the Board of Directors of Senior Houisng, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that produced the Senior Housing Directory in Minnesota and also counseled seniors on reverse mortgages.  He has presented to a number of industry groups including LeadingAge, the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living in addition to numerous State senior living trade organizations.  Tom has also served on committeees for Care Providers of Minnesota and LeadingAge Minnesota.