Thomas Hames BS ’80
Tom Hames BS ’80 joined the board of directors of the Colorado Snowsports Museum in Vail, Colorado, in 2017. Hames is a regular presenter at the museum on the history of the World War II 10th Mountain Division, America’s only alpine soldiers. His father was a member of that division. On July 24, 2022, the Colorado chapter of the Lewis & Clark Alumni Association met at the Snowsports Museum. After hearing a presentation by Hames, the group toured Camp Hale, where the division trained.
Thomas Hames BS ’80 earned his JD from the University of Denver College of Law in 1983, with licensure in Colorado, Wyoming, and Nevada. Hames is currently senior trial counsel for the Travelers Insurance Company, where he litigates product liability, ski, and injury cases. In addition, he is chair of the board of directors of the 10th Mountain Division Foundation, a charity established to honor the American alpine soldier. He also helped establish a charity license plate in Colorado for the 10th Mountain Division. Hame is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Alaska and completed training as an emergency medical technician. He is a member of the board of directors of the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum in Vail, Colorado.
Thomas Hames BS ’80 joined the board of directors of the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum in Vail, Colorado. He is also the chair of the board of directors of the 10th Mountain Division Foundation, which perpetuates the legacy of World War II’s 10th Mountain Division. As of 2016, Hames has spent 14 years as senior trial counsel for Travelers Insurance Company in Denver.