Tom is a nonprofit professional living and working in Chicago. His passion for Ancient peoples and their impact on the world inspired his role at the History in Your Hands Foundation, where focuses on betterment of historical education. With a background in fundraising and nonprofit work, he is able to utilize his skills and exercise his fascination with history by being a central member of the HIYHF team. Helping to coordinate and host several events, such as the San Francisco Map Fair and previously a featured lecturer on the subject of American Colonial paper currency. Tom's biggest interests lie in the field of the study of Jerusalem in the time of the Crusades. When not working or mulling over books, Tom enjoys camping, fishing and skiing around the midwestern US.