Tom Walker holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and Qualified Mental Health Professional in the state of Virginia.
Since 1999, Tom has been working in the substance use disorders and behavioral health field. Tom spent 10+ years providing direct care to clients and families as a counselor prior to beginning business development work with regional and national healthcare organizations, and co-founding Encore in 2016. In addition, Tom has been in long-term recovery and actively engaged in the local recovery community since 1997.
His work and personal recovery have been primarily focused in the Washington, D.C. region, and as a native to the area, Tom is passionate about ensuring that the individuals and families living here have access to the highest quality of care possible.