Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Registered Professional Archaeologist
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Section 106, State, and Local Permit Compliance
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United States Secretary of Interior
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Tom McIntosh attended the University of South Florida where he earned a Masters Degree in Archaeology (2001), and Duke University where he earned his Bachelors Degree. He has over 14 years of experience as a professional archaeologist, having worked for the Museum of New Mexico, USDA Forest Service, several private sector engineering and environmental firms, and as an independent contractor on transportation, energy, land development, and telecommunications projects in New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Arizona, California, South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
Currently, Tom runs daily office management, business development, and project management at ArcCom. He has recently served as President of the New Mexico Archaeological Council, and is an Archaeological Advisor for Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque. He has been an active member of the Society of American Archaeology and the Registry of Professional Archaeologists since 2002, and has provided civic service as a Rotarian for over 10 years. In his spare time, he enjoys his family, fishing, equestrian activities, and hiking.
Tom McIntosh is a US Secretary of Interior-qualified Principal Investigator Nationwide, and has established positive working relationships with SHPOs throughout the country. He is an experienced manager of historic and prehistoric archaeology projects nationwide, and an effective project manager with a record of successfully completing time-sensitive projects in a wide range of regulatory jurisdictions. He is recognized by employers, colleagues, and clients for his ability to manage rigid project demands, tight schedules, and budgetary constraints, while maintaining excellent written and verbal communications between clients, regulators, and subcontractors.
Selected Linkedin Recommendations
1. Lawrence Brown, CPA (colleague): Houston, TX.
“I have known Tom McIntosh for forty-two years. During that time he has demonstrated to me that he is an honest, intelligent, and innovative worker. Tom has global versus linear perception that is crucial to a business owner or project manager. I have noticed that he brings in projects on time and on budget. I highly recommend Tom McIntosh to anyone who may need his services.” July 7, 2010.
2. Tai Bixby (client): Santa Fe, NM.
“I enthusiastically recommend ArcCom for archeological work. Tom is thorough, fast and friendly.” January 7, 2010.
3. Jim Gillentine, (colleague): Austin, TX.
“I have known Tom McIntosh for over ten years. He is a person with deep integrity as an individual. He displays enormous skill as a professional archaeologist. He has a deep knowledge of the cultural resource and environmental compliance industry. I would highly recommend Tom for any senior level project management position within the field of environmental compliance.” December 8, 2010.
4. Wendy Kapp, (client) Owner: Two Casitas Vacation Rentals, Santa Fe, NM.
“Tom loves his work. I think is what makes him so good. He takes a true interest in what he is doing. His education and experience gives him the ability to work on a vast array of projects in his chosen field. A very responsible entrepreneur. He did an excellent job on evaluating my historical home in Santa Fe.” July 7, 2011
5. Rachel Preston Prinz (colleague), Architectural Historian, Albuqerque, NM.
“Tom McIntosh is a fine archaeologist with impeccable integrity. Tom and I have worked together on Federal as well as non-profit work, doing fieldwork and research. We have also given conference presentations together. Tom is a thorough researcher, a team advocate, an archaeological expert, and a passionate historic preservationist. He is intimately aware of the Secretary of the Interior's Guidelines for Preservation and integrates the spirit of them into his archaeological efforts. He has a strong spirit and is 100% committed that projects achieve the highest quality product and workmanship. Tom is a consummate connector, bringing the finest talents together to guarantee clients finer work than any one consultant would have achieved alone.” June 3, 2012.
The Pedernal near Abiquiu, NM.
The Archaeological Society of New Mexico
The Historic Santa Fe Foundation
Santa Fe, NM
The Randell Research Center
Volunteer emergency data recovery on Brown's Mound, Pineland, Florida with lead archaeologists Dr. Bill Marquardt and Dr. Karen Walker of the Randell Research Center, Florida Museum of Natural History, and University of Southern Mississippi archaeologist Eugene Chapman.
Emergency Volunteer Data Recovery on the Marksville Mound Complex site in Louisiana, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike in 2008.
6. Andy Rice (client): Sauk City, WI.
“I have always enjoyed the opportunity to work with Tom. His willingness to work aggressively to meet our often rapid timelines has been an asset to our client&amp;#39;s overall satisfaction. Tom's due diligence is accurate and unchallengeable which ensures project success. We've worked with Tom for almost 10 years and we will continue to do so for these very same reasons.” June 8, 2010.
7. Reagyn Slocum (colleague): El Paso, TX.
“Tom is outstanding to work with. He is a very driven and structured archaeologist who produces quality results in a timely manner. He is a natural-born leader and can motivate even the toughest of crews to perform at high levels. He is very knowledgeable and loves to share and discuss archaeological sites with his crew and his colleagues. He instinctively creates a positive work environment where all crew members feel like they are being heard and valued. I enjoyed my time working with Tom and look forward to working with him again in the future.” June 29, 2010.
8. Craig Wingate (client): Santa Fe, NM.
“Tom McIntosh provided archaeological compliance services for me on a 240-acre parcel of culturally rich land in Northern New Mexico. I found him to be well-organized on this project, an effective leader in the field, and tireless in his production of deliverables. He communicated effectively with me throughout the project and his report was well-received by the New Mexico SHPO. I highly recommend him as a compliance specialist to any program.” July 1, 2010.
Battle of Glorieta Pass, NM
March 26 - 28, 1862
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