Board Member Spotlight
Thomas is currently employed at Boart Longyear. He earned his BSc-Geology in 1994 from Illinois State University, his MSc-Hydrogeology in 1996, also from Illinois State University and his MBA in Nevada in 2004. Thomas is also fluent in Spanish.
His career has consisted of the following:
Mining Technician – ASARCO Tennessee 1990-1992; Cyprus 1993, Phelps Dodge 1995.
Hydrogeologist - Barrick Goldstrike 1996-2000;
Dewatering Advisor - Newmont Yanacocha Peru 2000-2001;
Senior Hydrogeologist – Water Management Consultants – 2001-2007;
Owner – Alta Drilling International – 2007-2014;
Owner – Exploratis Geoconsulting – 2014-2016;
Business/Commercial Manager – Boart Longyear – 2016 to Present
Thomas is new to the NWRA Board and became involved through Consulting. His goals for the organization include scholarships for Great Basin Community College in Elko, University of Nevada, Reno and University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Thomas enjoys golf, playing his guitar and his two kids.