Tom Wickerath is a chemist at The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, USA. He works in the Analytical Chemistry Group of Boeing's Materials & Process Technology (M&PT) organization. In the early 1990's, Tom became interested in the use of database technology to avoid many of the inefficiencies involved in using spreadsheets for the analysis of large amounts of data.
Tom has taught Microsoft Access courses to college students for three years at Bellevue Community College in Bellevue, Washington. He has also been an active member of the Pacific Northwest Access Developer's Group (PNWADG) since the days of Access 2.0 and served as an officer of this group from 1998 to 2002. As a longtime Access expert, Tom has given presentations on complex Access subjects, including tools designed for Access developers, to the Seattle Access Group, the PNWADG and to Boeing Company personnel.
Tom has provided his expertise to Microsoft Access developers and users for years in the Microsoft Access Newsgroups in UseNet, and he was awarded MVP for Microsoft Access in April, 2006.