Tom began his career in Public Finance at Smith Capital Markets, which was acquired by Zions Bank. He spent 12 years as Vice President of Investment Banking, structuring bond issues for governments, public schools, and nonprofits. In 2005 he started HighMark School Development, a provider of capital, construction, and educational programs to K-12 charter schools.
In 2011 Mr. Pitcher formed iSchool Campus, launching the country’s first “Smart School” technology platform. Tom served as Adjunct Professor of New Venture Finance at Westminster College, and Chairman of the National Smart School Technology Association. Tom has a BS in Finance from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of Utah. He has worked alongside a remarkable group of young people to build the Q3 model since late 2015.