As Big Red Rooster’s leader of the West Region, Tom ignites his passion for the business of design and uses it to create best-in-class consumer environments. From architectural prototypes to retail roll-outs, he’s honed his expertise in all things design and development, and he puts those valuable skills to work for our clients every day.
With 25 years of experience as an architect, designer, business leader and innovator, Tom understands the complexity of the retail design business on a global scale and champions smart, strategic work throughout every facet of the project. Here, he doesn’t just build teams—he attracts top talent, shapes and motivates great minds, and nurtures a culture that thrives on creative excellence, high performance, and personal accountability.
Tom’s many accomplishments include fully realizing successful retail and mixed-use consumer environments in a diverse mix of formats, settings and locations: urban and suburban; national, regional and local. Before he joined Big Red Rooster, he served in leadership roles at the Irvine Company, Stantec and Callison, and led major projects for high-profile retailers like Nike, Nordstrom, GAP, and AT&T, as well as retail center development projects such as the World Financial Center retail redevelopment in New York and the Miracle Mile shops in Las Vegas.