Here is what Thom says attracts him to volunteer with Harrison County Arts! “I am not artistically inclined at all, but I love what HCA means to our county. I had no idea there was such creative talent in our county and the surrounding area. I love getting to know the artists and the wide range of visitors to the gallery”

Thom is retired. He had two professional careers. The first was in human resources in the chemical industry. This work took Thom and his family all over the Eastern United States, but eventually back to his home state of Indiana. His second career was as a business owner. As a franchise consultant his business was helping other folks achieve their dream of business ownership through franchising. Thom enjoys bring his knowledge and experience in the business world to the challenges of running a not for profit. He has a degree if business from the IU Kelly School in Bloomington, IN

Thom is married to Kathy Crimans. They have two children and six grandchildren. In addition to traveling the visit family, Thom and Kathy enjoy traveling especially internationally.