Tom Schmitt

Tom Schmitt has been associated with Search Ministries for 30 years, and serves as the chairman of the finance committee.

A Minnesota native, Tom grew up in the Twin Cities area and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Two years after he became a Christian, in 1983, he began attending Bible Study Fellowship. Following completion of the curriculum he became involved in Search outreach events and small group studies which led to him being invited to join the Search Minnesota leadership board. He has served on the Search national board for more than two decades.

“I love the Search men and women, and its method and materials,” Tom says. “I’ve benefitted in countless ways from my close association with the ministry, particularly in the dear friends I’ve made and in the shaping of my theological convictions.”

Tom is chairman and CEO of Schmitt Music Company, a 123-year-old retail music retail business header quartered in Minnesota.

An avid skier, fly fisherman and bluegrass banjo player, Tom and wife Laura have three married children and eight grandchildren.