Thomas O’Connor is the Director of Capital Planning at Bridgewater State University. In this capacity, he leads all planning, engineering and construction efforts for 75 buildings, over 300 acres of land, six miles of roadways, 15 parking lots and garages and three satellite campuses. A graduate of Norwich University for both Bachelors and Masters degrees, Tom previously served as a Program Manager with the US Government and prior to that served 25 years in the construction industry as a tradesman, field engineer and project manager. He is a recognized expert in technical and construction financial matters and has a history of successful planning and on-time delivery while meeting programming objectives. He has also served on numerous non-profit Boards of Directors, including the Hanover Theater and as Chairman for the Korean War Memorial Committee, both in Worcester. Tom is a US Navy Veteran and an Assistant Harbormaster in Yarmouth, MA.