CEO and Owner
Thomas R. Tolkacz
Tom is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a concentration in soil science with an emphasis in turf, grounds management and forestry. He has worked throughout many differing and progressive departments within the company – gaining invaluable knowledge.
Prior to Swingle, Tom worked in a variety of green industry related positions such as golf courses, municipalities, universities and private companies. An active participant in many green industry associations both locally and nationally, Tom has been honored with some of the industry’s highest awards for contributions to the growth and development of the industry and the many individuals he has supported and mentored. In 1998, Tom became the fifth employee/owner of Swingle. As CEO, his focus is on continuing the vision of John Swingle to “Stay ahead of the Pack” through a relentless focus on customer service and employee development.