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LHM Staff

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Tom McLaughlin

Director

Phone: (217) 735-7254

tmclaughlin@lincolncollege.edu

 

Tom and his wife Brittney grew up in Lincoln and are both proud alumni of Lincoln College.  They recently moved back to Lincoln and are renovating a home near LC’s campus.  Tom serves as a board member for Lincoln Community Theatre which just celebrated a successful return to LC’s Johnston Center Stage in July.  When not on stage, behind the scenes or working on the house, Tom enjoys downtime with their three rescue black Labradors.

For Tom, Lincoln College runs in the family.  His father Dan served until 2007 as chair of the Fine Arts Department after retiring from a long career at Lincoln Community High School.  His mother Mary taught English for Lincoln College and retired in 2007 as Dean of Faculty.  Tom’s brother (Mike) and sister-in-law (Colleen) are also graduates of Lincoln College. Tom enjoyed a long and successful career in Pharmaceutical Sales as a Senior Sales Representative with Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc. and as a Senior Sales Rep and Territory Field Trainer for Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

In April 2013, Tom returned to Lincoln College as a Development Officer in the Alumni & Advancement department.  Under the guidance of Vice President for Institutional Advancement Debbie Ackerman, Tom played a vital role in building relationships with Lincoln College alumni, donors, and friends, assisting in several alumni relations outreach functions, and raising funds for scholarships, special projects, and the LINCOLN Fund.

Tom graduated Lincoln College with honors and was the recipient of the Samuel B. Evans Award, the William B. McKinley Award, and was selected as the Student Laureate to the Lincoln Academy.  He was a member of the Lincoln College Express show choir under the tutelage of founder Bill Buffington, performed in several theatrical productions and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa.  Tom also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Eastern Illinois University and an MBA from the University of Illinois-Springfield.

Anne E. Moseley

Assistant Director & Curator

Phone: (217) 735-7347

amoseley@lincolncollege.edu

Anne holds a Bachelors degree in History from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE) and a Masters degree in Public History from the University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS). During the summer of 2007 she worked as a researcher and tour guide for the Old State Capital in Springfield, Illinois. In the summer of 2008 she was an intern for the Missouri History Museum Education Department in St. Louis, Missouri. There she developed gallery talks and other educational programs for their museum. While at UIS she worked for the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) on campus. During her time working for IRAD she indexed central Illinois county records. In the spring of 2010 she participated in the UIS Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Symposium and won an award for her paper The Family Business: The Lochridge Brothers paper. The same paper was presented during the 2010 Conference on Illinois History. In the summer of 2010 she worked for Looking for Lincoln Coalition’s (LFLC) History Comes Alive program.  While working for LFLC She developed educational activities for the community and was a Living History interpreter. In 2013 she was certified by the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) as a Certified Interpretive Trainer (CIT). Anne was awarded the Illinois State Historical Society’s Malkovich Award for Young Museum Professional in 2015 for her outstanding contribution to Collections Management and Exhibit development at the Lincoln Heritage Museum. Currently she is a member of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area Steering Council, Abraham Lincoln Association, National Association for Interpretation Region 5, and the St. Andrew’s Society of Central Illinois.