Tom Lane


Thomas has been living and breathing Microsoft databases for over twenty years and is now relishing his position as a DW Consultant at Talavant. After receiving his Ph.D. in Chemistry and following three years as a post-doc at Marquette University, Thomas left the world of science for a career in IT.

Thomas has worked as a programming and database instructor, a VB and C# developer, and for the past fourteen years worked with SQL server as a DBA, ETL specialist, and Data Architect at various Midwestern companies. He has worked in the business areas of IT Services, Software Development, Insurance, Health care, Manufacturing, Banking, Transportation and Education industries. Thomas recently received his MSCE in Data Management and Analytics.

While not actively practicing his passion for data, Thomas enjoys traveling with his wife and family and working on construction and remodeling projects for himself and friends.


Tom Lane

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Talavant - (noun) /tal-av-ahnt/ From the word "talent" meaning aptitude or skill and the french word "avant" meaning advancing forward, Talavant means we’re habitual innovators. We encourage creative thinking; we’re growth-oriented; we make an impact; we affect change.

Not only are our methods inclusive of all facets of a business, but we also commit to investing in the knowledge and growth of our employees.

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