Tom Becker manages the Tourism Marketing Partnership Program for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Before joining Tourism, he worked in the Small Business and Community Development bureaus at DCEO. Becker taught high school history prior to joining state government.
A native of the Chicago suburbs, Becker has lived in the Springfield area for 25 years. Extensive travel across Illinois gives him a thorough understanding of Illinois’ wonderful tourism possibilities. He is excited to help local agencies promote their tourism attractions through the Marketing Partnership Program.