Tom and his wife, Melissa, have been married for 22 years and live in a 370 year old home with their daughters, Madelynn, 12, and Julia, 8.
President - Keyes Quality Systems
Tom founded Keyes Quality Systems in 1998 providing business
coaching, consulting and contract services related to operational
excellence. More specifically Tom’s services focus on management
systems development, code of ethical conduct and compliance,
reduction of non-value added activities, organizational restructuring, and
compliance to national and international standards.
As a professional lead auditor Tom has evaluated scores of businesses
and organizations providing improvement roadmaps to leadership
teams. In almost every case Tom has been charged to also implement
these strategies while minimizing impact to day to day operations.
As an ethics and compliance officer Tom has many years of experience
working with Federal Monitors, Federal and State Agencies, and
Federal and State courts ensuring compliance to Codes of Ethical
As a strong believer in public service, Tom is always eager to provide
his voice and professional background to help our communities. Tom
has been fortunate to serve in the following elected and appointed
Sandwich Board of Selectmen, 2002 – 2008, Chairman 2 years.
Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates, 2008 – 2011, Deputy
Speaker 2 years.
Economic Development Committee, 1998 – 2002, Chairman 2 years.
Governor’s Appointee to the Rail Committee – 1999
During these years Tom also volunteered to serve on the following
boards and committees:
Water Quality Review Committee – 6 years
Selectman Liaison to the Economic Development Committee – 6
Cemetery Commission – 6 years
Assembly of Delegates Standing Committee on Economic Affairs – 3
Selectmen and Councilors’ Association – Director 4 years,President
Municipal Association’s Selectmen & Councilors’ Association
Member – 2 years
Member of the 21st Century Taskforce to draft operational changes
to the Cape Cod Commission
Board of Trustees, Sandwich Glass Museum & Historical Society – 6
In the Spring of 2014 Tom founded the North Atlantic Archaeological
Collaborative, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit in the field of archaeology
focused on education and preservation