Name: Tom Zawistowski or “Tom Z.”
Personal: 57; married to Nanette; two adult children; currently living in Springfield Township.
Education: Bachelor of arts degree from Edinboro State College (1979); master’s degree in sports administration from Kent State University (1982); doctoral classes in education administration at KSU and College of William and Mary (1982-1983).
Professional: CEO and founder of TRZ Communications Services (1989-present); Broadcast director and general manager of World Basketball League (1986-1988); various positions in the athletic offices of College of William and Mary, Kent State University, John Carroll University and Gannon University.
Political: Executive director of Portage County Tea Party (2009-present); president of the We the People Convention (2011-present); past president of the Ohio Liberty Coalition (2011-2012).