Tom serves as the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware’s associate executive director, through whom all staff is accountable to the executive director. A licensed CPA in the state of Maryland, Tom directs, supervises, and coordinates the finance, accounting, and budgeting operations of the BCM/D. He also serves the staff as human resource director and manages corporate insurance coverage. Tom leads the Baptist Foundation of Maryland/Delaware as director, also serving as treasurer, managing its church loan program.
He has a passion for the church and routinely provides various types of training to local churches about ministers’ taxes, budgeting, establishing effective internal financial controls, and financial stewardship.
Tom and his wife, Shelley, have been married for over 25 years and have three sons, JT, Jake, and Jimmy, a child with autism. This journey has sparked a passion within Tom to assist our churches in the area of effective special needs ministry.
In his spare time, Tom enjoys sports, especially pro and college football. He loves his beloved Minnesota Vikings and Maryland Terrapins and enjoys a few fall Saturday afternoons enjoying Terrapin football games as a season ticket holder. He also enjoys participating in events that raise awareness for special needs causes such as walks for autism. And every once in a while, he will fire up his Xbox and take a little time to himself to play a video game!
Tom is available to consult with pastors and church leaders regarding finances, investing, and stewardship.