Politician and Democrat who was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives from 2005 to 2010. He was elected to the Kansas Senate in 2013.
He received a Bachelor's in math education, a Master's in counseling, and PhD in educational administration from Kansas State University.
He is also the owner of Tom Hawk Incorporated Professional Photography.
He married a clinical social worker named Tamara.
He served on the Kansas House of Representatives like fellow Democrat Dan Glickman.