Growing up in Norwood, Massachusetts, Tom Shillue was a funny kid with a passion for the story. It wasn’t until his high school superintendent made him sign a contract to attend college, that Tom’s colorful course began to unfold. After taking a year off, Tom attended Emerson College to purse a career in entertainment. It was there that his true passion for storytelling was realized. Tom loved the story, just as much as the punchline. It was his attention to both that began to set him apart from his peers.