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Team / Tom Elhart


Tom Elhart is a West Michigan Native.  Originally from Zeeland and a Hope College graduate, Tom now resides in Grand Haven. He has been a principal of Universal Properties located in Holland for 20 plus years.   Tom is very active in the communities he serves. He has been a two time Rotary President and is a Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary’s highest award for community service.  Tom was also recently appointed to a second 6 year term as an Ottawa County Road Commission.  With his knowledge of the local market, Tom has helped many companies  sell and lease commercial, office and Industrial properties, as well as finding properties for companies on the grow throughout the country.

Affiliations & Education

  • Hope College – B.A. Business Administration
  • Holland Chamber of Commerce
  • Zeeland Chamber, President 1992-1993
  • Zeeland Rotary, Secretary, Vice President and President
  • Haven Huis (Senior non-profit housing) Board of Directors
  • Haven Park Christian Housing Board of Directors
  • American Heart Association Board of Directors
  • Ducks Unlimited, Holland Chapter, Chairman
  • Holland Country Club, Former President
  • Ottawa County Road Commission
  • Ottawa County Parks Board of Directors


  • 2 Fish Marketing
  • Connan
  • Cruise and Travel Experts
  • Gentex
  • Graham Packaging
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Howard Miller
  • Huntington Bank
  • Macatawa Bank
  • McDonalds
  • Michigan State University
  • Midas
  • Motus
  • Ottawa County
  • Ottawa County Road Commission
  • Pfizer
  • Travel Leaders

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