In 2011, Tommy graduated from Miami University with a degree in Accounting while playing in the AHL. He married his wife Molly Wingels (née Meyer) on July 12, 2014.
Tomy is a member of the Advisory Board for You Can Play, a campaign dedicated to fighting homophobia in sports. He has also appeared in a video supporting the campaign & was a close friend of Brendan Burke, whose death was the catalyst for the formation of the organization.
On June 24, 2012, Tommy marched in the Chicago Pride Parade with the Chicago Gay Hockey Association.
On May 2, 2013, Tommy's work with "You Can Play" led him to be nominated for the [[King Clancy Memorial Trophy]], an award given to player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and who has made a significant humanitarian contribution to his community.