Position title: Communications Specialist
Tommy is a Communications Specialist for County Health Rankings & Roadmaps.
Prior to joining County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, he served as communications director for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Before that, he was in the PhD program in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at UW-Madison, where his research interests included the proliferation of conspiracy theories and misinformation in the digital age. Tommy also has experience as an instructor in the Communication Studies department at Edgewood College in Madison and as an analyst working to address homelessness with the City of Santa Monica.
Tommy holds an MA in Communication & Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his two children, running, hiking, and skiing.