Tom is a fourth-generation dairy farmer. In partnership with his brother, Randy, and nephew, Russ, he milks 100 Holstein cows and farms 1,200 acres of corn, soybeans, wheat, grass and alfalfa on their century farm, O-Rich Dairy. Tom previously served on DFA’s Corporate Resolutions Committee from 2008 to 2013, the Corporate Governance Review Committee in 2017 and the Base/Excess Study Committee in 2018. Additionally, Tom serves on the board of directors for Midwest Dairy Association and Missouri Dairy Association. He is an active member of the Mora, Mo., community, serving on the board of directors for his local ambulance district as well as the volunteer fire department.