Tom Gancarz

Hospitality Operations Assistant
Hospitality & Ancillary Services

What do you do?
I provide support to both the Food Service Operations Coordinator and Transactions Services Coordinator, in relation to the food service operations on campus.

What is your favorite thing about UTM? 
My favorite thing about UTM is the nature that surrounds the campus and its peaceful and calming setting.

What is the part of your role at UTM that you like the most? 
The part of my role that I like the most is the interactions with the UTM community including students, staff and faculty.  It is rewarding to be able to contribute in some capacity to the success and positive experience of UTM community members.

What do you like doing outside of work?
Outside of work, I love spending time with my family, cooking or going for a long hike.  I also enjoy traveling, exploring new places and cultures and stumbling upon unique coffee shops. 

What is your favorite food?
Mom’s pierogis!

I was able to conquer and stand on top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest free-standing mountain at 19,341 feet above sea level.