Tom is the CEO and President at AC Martin. As part of the firm’s executive management team, he provides high level leadership to the firm’s global planning, architecture, engineering and interiors practice. In this role, Tom guides the firm’s workforce of design professionals, drives long-range strategy and builds new markets and capabilities. His goals include strengthening design culture and work-sharing across the offices; identifying and empowering design talent; and expanding the firm’s footprint in the various market sectors, and growing the geographic diversity of the firm. He has more than 20 years of experience in architecture range from designing major projects in a wide variety of market sectors, to leading the efforts of creating and maintaining a national practice that included managing studio principals. He has worked for some of the largest practices nationwide, as well as specialized practices with an emphasis and expertise in specific markets. Tom received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in Civil Engineering, and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Washington.