- 57 years old
An Electrical Engineer, Thomas Disselkamp currently serves as a Product Development Specialist. Infection Prevention Division, the 3M Company in St. Paul, Minnesota. He joined 3M in 1981 and has been repeatedly recognized for his achievements within the company. For instance, he earned corporate engineering awards for a unique proprietary web inspection system and an optical/electronic process monitoring system. The 3M Company also gave Tom Disselkamp its Quality Achievement Award for the development of an optical system that was used for detection of magnetic recording tape that was subsequently sold to the Department of Defense.
Outside of his professional life, Thomas Allen Disselkamp takes an interest in charitable activities and pursues a variety of hobbies. A supporter of the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging, he has sponsored two international children through the organization and also volunteers with Feed My Starving Children, a Christian nonprofit that sends hand-packed meals to malnourished children in more than 70 countries. In his free time, Thomas Disselkamp also enjoys vegetable gardening and grilling, as well as a variety of sports including skiing, running, hiking, biking, and swimming. Most recently Tom has completed PADI Scuba certification and his first salt water dive off the east coast of Key Largo, FL.
Decorating Den Interiors by JT Inc
Since July 2015
- Corporate franchise purchase
- Corporate taxes
- Design review
- Product Development, team leadership, international safety and EMC compliance.
Since November 1981
- Product design, optics design, EMC and UL testing outsourcing, drawing verification, Project Management.
- Engineer Supervision, Cross functional team leadership, outsource manufacturing approval.
U of M, Minneapolis MN
Applied physics and devices emphasis
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
to December 1980
- National Parks
- Ocean beaches
- Quaint small towns
- Historic sites
- tennis, skiing DH and XC, running, Scuba, golf, hiking, biking
- volunteering, sponsorship
- agate, shell collecting
- "muscle" cars
Corporate taxespayroll, sales, Federal and State
EMC in design and trouble shooting
UL and other global safety
Packaging and labeling
Safety and warning content in manuals
cross functional team leader
professional employee supervision
Review/approve engineering drawings