Combining his technical expertise with his creative mindset, Tom develops innovative websites that captivate, perform, and drive results.

When you were 10 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?

An artist or cartoonist. I would doodle and draw constantly. I also thought the idea of work was the equivalent of torture.

If you had to switch AW teams for one week, which department would you work in?

SEO. While I have only been involved with it on a limited basis, I am fascinated by the organic marketing aspect of website content. I would love to get a glimpse of the strategic aspects of that work.

What’s your favorite part of being a web developer?

The blend of technical and creative. It allows for creativity in problem solving and uses both sides of the brain. I think that’s kind of cool . . . and challenging, but mostly cool.

What inspires you?

I am always seeking out universal wisdom and concepts that follow natural law. I still love looking at graphics, free drawing, and anything raw and expressive.

What’s the weirdest thing on your desk?

Too many Post-its. Yes, I know. I work in digital media. I guess anything that keeps me in touch with the physical world is a good thing. I also like making task lists and throwing them away when I am done. It is gratifying.


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