Tom began his law enforcement career with the Montgomery County Police Department in 1994. After serving as a patrol officer, field training officer, and background investigator, Tom became an instructor at the police academy where he taught defensive tactics to both in-service, as well as recruit officers. In 2019, Tom was awarded a black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Then, after 25 years of service, Tom retired from law enforcement to teach GST full time. If you're lucky enough to learn from Tom, his deep pool of knowledge and his love for people will leave an impact on you that will last long after the course is over.