Tom joined Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture after receiving his Bachelor in Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

He has been involved in the design, detailing, and management of a wide range of projects, including loft conversions, retail and commercial developments, student housing, and mid- to high-rise multi-unit residential buildings. A partner since 2007, he has designed and managed several of the firm’s largest and most complex developments, including 1K Fulton, the headquarters of Google Chicago and SRAM International, and the award-winning Hub on Campus student residence. He has played a key role in driving HPA’s growth in the student housing and commercial design markets.

Tom is a registered architect and a Certified Document Technologist. He also serves as a board member of UIC A³ Architecture Alumni Association, which fosters student and professional connections between the University and the broader Chicago building industry.