Tom currently serves on the Wayzata City Council where he has been a council member for four years. He previously served five years on Wayzata's Planning Commission where he was both Chair and Vice-Chair. During his tenure with the City of Wayzata, Tom served as Vice-Chair of the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District for three years. Tom is the President of Tanner & Company a marketing and sales company involved in the commercial building industry. Tom lives in Wayzata.