Tom has 35 years of financial industry experience and launched MAP’s Chicago-area client servicing and business development team in 2006. With a rich background as a practicing attorney and investment advisor, clients rely on Tom to guide them in financial decision-making to meet their long-term goals.
Before joining MAP, Tom was the Chief Operating Officer and Investment Committee Chair at H&R Block Financial Advisors. Previously, he was General Counsel of OLDE Financial Corporation and a Management Committee member, and he worked in private practice providing legal, compliance, regulatory and business advice to brokerage firms, investment advisers and investment companies. Tom began his career at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and as Special Counsel – Enforcement, he investigated and prosecuted violations of the federal securities laws.
Tom earned a B.S. in Finance with honors from the University of Illinois, an MBA in Finance with distinction from DePaul University and a J.D. with high honors from Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law. Tom is a licensed attorney and a Registered Investment Advisor Representative.