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Tommy Neilson

Board Member, OC Alum

Tommy Neilson spent seven years attending Open Connections before graduating in 2013. 

After graduating, Tommy attended Eastern University in St. David's Pennsylvanis where he received degrees in Youth Ministry and Psychology, graduating in 2017.


Tommy spent two years in Wilmington, DE completing service years with AmeriCorps. During this time, he was a tutor, teacher's aide, and supervisor at an inner city middle school. 


Tommy now lives in Philadelphia and co-directs a local summer day camp, while not chasing around his many nieces and nephews, some of whom currently attend OC. 


Tommy’s up-bringing as a self-directed learner combined with his work experience in the field of education makes him an exciting addition to the OC Board of Directors.