Tom graduated with a BS in marketing and an MBA from Northwest Missouri State University. He started in insurance selling for a well-known health insurance company. At SMS, he started as an associate marketing consultant and was promoted to marketing consultant after five months and again recently to senior marketing consultant. His role is to recruit, develop, service, support and manage relationships with agents and agencies. Tom believes it’s important to stay on top of industry and carrier trends and changes in order to know where to find the answers to the many questions that come across his desk. He must know not only products and the industry but also how to effectively sell Medicare products across various sales platforms.
Because of his great Medicare knowledge, Tom is able to help agents think outside of the box and look at different methods of doing business. With his support, agents are able to focus their time on growing their business. Tom enjoys the problem solving aspect of his job, and nothing beats seeing his work pay off when agents are able to take their business to the next level.
Tom is from West Des Moines, IA. Tom enjoys watching sports as well as playing golf and softball. He enjoys reading a good book, cooking, grilling meat, music and going to concerts, and traveling. But he especially enjoys spending time at home with his beautiful wife and daughters.