Tom is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner for Integrity Marketing Group and serves on its Board of Directors. Tom is also a Co-Founder and Principal of Premier Companies, Inc. and leads the day-to-day operations of Premier.
Tom began his career as an adjuster for State Farm. In 1989, he left State Farm to sell Long-Term Care and Medicare Supplements for his father-in-law’s insurance agency, Midwest Regional Services. In 1996, he helped develop an independent recruiting system within the company and started recruiting independent agents throughout the Midwest. This division was so successful that in 1999, Tom purchased his father-in-law’s agency in partnership with his brother-in-law, Mike Wingate, and they transformed the company into one of the nation’s leading independent marketing organizations in the insurance industry focused on serving the Senior Market. Tom serves on advisory boards for many of the country’s largest insurance companies and he is considered a thought leader in the Senior Market.
Tom graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln with a degree in Business Administration and Finance. He and his family live in Norfolk, Nebraska.