Thomas "Tom" Piatkowski - Founder / President / CEO
has spent the last thirty years in the production agriculture industry ( click here for more information on Our Founder).
Prior to founding HealthySoil, Tom spent six years at Helena Chemical Company where he evaluated emerging technologies and developed programs and products to manage the ecology of agricultural and horticultural soils.
Before Helena, Tom spent four years at bioscience company Cytozyme Laboratories, Inc. where he focused on the improvement of crop production and quality by addressing soil interactions and plant growth characteristics of various crops.
Tom also spent five years at Agrimar Corp. in the sales and marketing of seaweed based foliar products used to enhance production and quality of fruits and vegetables.
Prior to Agrimar, Tom was a Quality Control Officer at the Dole Food Company.
Tom is a licensed Agricultural Pest Control Advisor (PCA) in California.
He holds a BA degree in Biology from Case Western Reserve University and an MS degree in Animal Nutrition from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
also spent three years stationed in Antigua, West Indies as a Livestock Officer with the U.S. Peace Corps
When not studying the wonders of soil science, Tom
enjoys spending time with his
daughter and black Labrador retriever "Mikey."
Laura Kreitler joined HealthySoil in early 2009 to help Tom manage and grow the business.