Two CPAs walk into a bar … and one starts a production company.
Tom is the soft-spoken visionary behind Trailblazer Studios whose sense of humor will charm you. His ability to strategize and keep people happy has enabled him to create an environment where a group of amazingly talented, unique people can be successful and flourish. He’s proud of the company and loves working with a dream team of nice, creative people. That includes everyone at Trailblazer Studios, our clients, freelancers and vendors.
Tom subscribes to this simple business philosophy: Have a vision; set a course; get good people; get good gear; and get out of the way. His team of wonderful and talented colleagues at Trailblazer Studios has made this a fun and enjoyable journey.
Formerly a certified public accountant, Tom has led an eclectic career path from the automotive and international currency industries to the land of entertainment. Before founding Trailblazer Studios in 2001, he was CFO of the Lyrick Corporation, a company that was the parent of Barney the Dinosaur and Wishbone the dog, which aired on PBS. He was also Executive Producer of “Francesco il Musical,” an original musical in Assisi, Italy, based on the life of St. Francis of Assisi.
Born and raised in Michigan, Tom attended University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and earned his BBA in Accounting from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He worked toward his MBA at the University of Detroit, but was lured to Texas by Volkswagen of America.