Livingston, Tom

Tom Livingston grew up in LaGrange, Illinois, and attended the University of Illinois during the late 1980s, performing as Chief Illiniwek at sporting events for his last two years. Upon graduation, he immediately began working on Jim Edgar's gubernatorial campaign, and stayed on in the administration, first as Edgar's travel aid for two years, then two years as his scheduler. Following Edgar's reelection, Livingston moved to Edgar's policy staff.