Tom has been a successful Art Director, Designer, Photographer, and Entrepreneur over the past 2 decades including stints as an in-house designer within the walls of the legendary Capitol Records tower in Hollywood, Art Director for VRA in Birmingham, and Associate Art Director at Total Movie magazine in Los Angeles. From 2008-2014, Tom was a part-time instructor at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design where he taught typography and design. He specializes in music packaging and has created works for Maroon 5, The Killers, Beastie Boys, The Band, Fall Out Boy, Rihanna, and countless others.

  • In 2019, Tom co-authored/art directed/designed the acclaimed and bestselling Scream With Me: The Enduring Legacy of the Misfits for Abrams Books. With a foreword by Shepard Fairey, the book has 96% 4-5 star reviews on Amazon, 93% on Good Reads, and it reached #1 on Amazon in three key categories: Music History & Criticism, Antique & Collectible Records, and Punk Music (Books). He’s designed publications for Abrams Books, Bazillion Books, Dark Horse Books, Birmingham Museum of Art, 59º North, and more.

    Tom has also accumulated a deep and celebrated resumé in the music industry: Beginning in 1995, he managed and created the catalog for The Misfits – including the RIAA-certified Gold coffin box set. While at Caroline, he acted as Project Manager for Hole, Bad Brains, Placebo and more. He later headed up North American A&R for Century Media where he went on to sign the 2-time Grammy nominated Shadows Fall as well as being named their VP of Marketing & Artist Affairs.

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