Tom Hale – Google Ads Specialist

Thomas Creek Concepts
Portland, OR 


Formal Education:

Portland State University, English Degree – University Scholars Program

Pre-AdWords Experience:

-Food and Beverage – Restaurant Management
Pier 101, Inc.

-Specialty Retail Sales
Elmer’s Flag and Banner

-Financial Services:
State Farm, Licensed Staff
Prudential, Registered Rep

-Discovered AdWords while promoting music online as a hobby.

Founded Thomas Creek Concepts in January of 2004


-Thomas Creek Concepts is a Google Partner (We are not currently participating in the Google Partner Rewards Program due to concerns about how it is administered)

I first became a Google Advertising Professional in February of 2005. One month after the program went into effect. Which makes me one of the earliest Professionals certified by Google and one of the first if not the first in Oregon.

-I was also designated as one of the pioneer Top Contributors in the original Google AdWords Help Forum.

-A charter and continuing member of the Advisory Board of SEMpdx

References on Request