Principal & Senior Vice President
FRCH Design Worldwide
Tom has been the Market Leader for the Hospitality Studio, since its inception in 2000. A member of the firm since 1993, Tom is a Principal and Senior Vice President. With a background in hospitality, restaurants and retail, Tom oversees the studio’s senior leadership team and provides the overall strategic direction for the group. Additionally, Tom’s role blends marketing and new business development, planning and design, operations, project process, hands-on client management and financial performance responsibilities.
Tom has a background in hotel and hospitality operations as well as an extensive background in retail design and construction. Tom holds Bachelor degrees in both Interior Design and Architecture, from the University of Cincinnati. Tom has 27 years of professional experience in the design professional, both domestically and internationally.
Tom's hospitality client mix includes Hampton and the Hilton Hotel Corporation, the MGM/MIRAGE Design Group, Boyd Gaming and The Borgata and Foxwoods Resort Casino. Past assignments have included projects for Hard Rock Cafe, Starbucks, Nike, Disney, Mandalay Resort Group, Eddie Bauer, Timberland, The Discovery Channel and Big Boy / Frisch's Restaurants, Inc.