Since 2018, Tom has been President and CEO of Ginkgo Tao Education, LLC. a company that creates credentialing and manages curriculum design and writing in the area of Career Planning. He is also the President and CEO of two National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) affiliate corporations, The Center for Credentialing and Education and the NBCC Foundation and NBCC International. From 1989 – 2018, Tom was President and CEO of the NBCC. From 1981 – 1989, he held numerous coordinator and professional positions for Boston University and Ball State University in West Germany. Tom has an Ed.D., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1976; Counseling Certificate of Advanced Study, College of William and Mary, 1975; Counseling M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 1972; B.S. in Guidance and Counseling, West Virginia University, 1969; Major: Biology and Science Education; Minor: English Education.