Gahm retired from FLM+ and is the first former employee selected to the Board of Advisors. He joined FLM+ in 2010 as one of the company’s first employees and helped establish the Minneapolis office. He also served as the public relations lead for all FLM+ clients and helped launch the company’s Washington, D.C., office, where he served as head of FLM+ Public Affairs.
Tom began his agricultural communications career with USDA in 1974 and has worked with several communications agencies in Minnesota and Iowa, including Miller Meester, Foley Sackett, Meyocks & Priebe, the Integer Group and Adayana, and has corporate experience with the Farm Credit System, U.S. Bank and Syngenta.
He and his wife, Marilyn, recently remodeled their lake cabin in northwest Wisconsin into their retirement home and now live year-round in the north woods. Tom enjoys everything outdoors, including, fishing, boating, hiking, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. He also works as a volunteer for the regional hospice program in Spooner, Wis., and assists with FLM+ public relations and branding projects.
Tom and Marilyn have two adult children and four grandchildren. He is a St. Paul, Minn., native and has a journalism degree from the University of Minnesota.