In 1990 Tom founded the firm that is now First Financial Services. Prior to that he served as Chief Operating Officer of Union Life Insurance Company. Under his leadership First Financial has grown from a one person firm with a few clients to a firm with seven experienced advisors and several hundred clients. In addition to helping clients with estate conservation and retirement planning Tom serves as an instructor for Life at its Best, a retirement class developed by First Financial advisors and conducted at educational institutions throughout Arkansas. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Enterprise Investments, Inc., and Old Surety Life Insurance Company.
Tom holds a Masters’ Degree in Financial Services(MSFS) from The American College and is a Chartered Life Underwriter(CLU). He is a Registered Representative, series 7, and a Registered Principal, series 24, and holds security and insurance licenses in Arkansas and 24 other states.
He and his wife, Kathy, have six children and thirteen grandchildren and are active in church and charitable activities. Tom loves fly fishing at the family compound on the White River and playing golf.