• 58 years old

Professional Status


About Me

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.


Chief Financial Officer

Decorating Den Interiors by JT Inc
Since July 2015
  • Corporate franchise purchase
  • Corporate taxes
  • Payroll
  • Design review
  • Installation

Product Development Specialist

3M Company
December 2013
  • Product Development, team leadership, international safety and EMC compliance.

Product Development Specialist

3M Company
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.


BS Electrical Engineering

U of M, Minneapolis MN
December 2013

Applied physics and devices emphasis


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
January 1980 to December 1980


  • tennis, skiing DH and XC, running, Scuba, golf, hiking, biking
  • grilling
  • volunteering, sponsorship
  • agate, shell collecting
  • "muscle" cars
  • Classic Rock
  • New Age
  • Instrumental


  • Finance
  • Corporate taxes
    payroll, 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
  • Project Leadership
  • Review/approve engineering drawings
  • Design
  • Documentation
  • Team Building