Tom Welsh

Tom Welsh joined Studio 08 Consultants in 2013. He has over 30 years of experience in the door and hardware industry. Tom started working for a local door and hardware distributor in 1986. He learned all aspects of the industry from the ground up by serving as truck driver, shipping and receiving manager, locksmith, hardware coordinator, project manager, estimator, salesperson, and sales manager while working for three distributors in the Kansas City area.  Tom received his AHC in 2003 and had the opportunity to begin specifying hardware for projects as an independent consultant in addition to his position as sales manager.  His experience in these various roles has enabled him to gain a tremendous understanding of product application.  In 2003 he also completed the EH-1 electrified hardware course which has helped him keep up with the ever-increasing role of electronic security in the openings industry.  Now as an independent specification consultant, Tom assists professionals from all areas of the construction and design industry with needs regarding specifications for doors and hardware.

Member of the Door and Hardware Institute

Architectural Hardware Consultant (AHC)