Tom is a certified nutritional health coach through Institute of Integrative Nutrition and works with Natural Grocers in Dubuque, Iowa. Having always been a "foodie", he has been the "go to guy" of friends and colleagues with questions on health and fitness. Tom's life experience and undergraduate studies in health and human performance have given him an understanding and appreciation for how complex and influential food and lifestyle choices can be on a personal and community level. Tom's passion and mission is to educate and inspire individuals to see the magic and power in wholesome, nutritious foods and to empower them to take charge of their own health. Tom has been a national champion canoe racer and eight time member of Team USA Dragon Boat Team and while not working, can be found training in his canoe on the Mississippi River.