Tom has over 20 years of banking experience and joined Commencement in 2016, following the merger with Thurston First Bank. Raised in Illinois, he is a graduate from Illinois State University with a B.S. in Accounting. In 1994, he received an MBA from St. Martin’s University. Mr. Dhamers has participated in fund-raising activities and currently serves on the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation’s Audit Committee.