Product Development Manager, oven products B.S., 1988, Iowa State University (animal science)
Tom began his employment at Burke in 1988 where he was a night-shift quality control manager. Tom’s hard work ethic and incredibly accurate taste buds quickly earned him the position as product development manager. Much of Burke’s continued success is due to Tom’s efforts. Tom is also active in Burke’s process and quality interdepartmental projects. Tom is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists, and farms on his family farm, and enjoys antique tractor restoration.