Tom Gesell is an Application Programmer/Analyst. In this role, he is responsible for preparing data and constructing the analytical and statistical analyses necessary to provide information to evaluate institutional research for planning and decision making. Prior to his current appointment, Tom was on the staff of Penn State’s Affirmative Action and Diversity Education Office where he devised procedures to conduct statistical analyses; producing demographic reports of the University’s workforce for submission to governmental agencies. Previous to his work with employee and labor-market compliance evaluations, Tom was on the staff of Penn State’s Commonwealth Education System where he worked with student-enrollment and faculty work-load statistics. Tom holds a M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the Pennsylvania State University and a B.S. in Business Logistics, also from Penn State.