Tom earned his B.S. in Journalism from Radford University – Virginia and MBA from the A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University.  He is a retired U. S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, having served 21 years as a Naval Aviator flying A-4 Skyhawks.  He served in the first Gulf War and in senior staff positions in operations from squadron and battalion to division levels.  For the past 16 years he has been with Capital One in Commercial Banking based out of New Orleans and is Senior Manager, Vice President of Underwriting.  He is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars & American Legion, and  the Committee Chair of Judges for the Awards Committee of Slidell Little Theatre.  He has also served on the Executive Board of the Deutsches Haus in New Orleans and served three years as President.  He resides in Country Club and is married to the former Michon Breisacher.  Tom and Michon’s daughter, Hailey, attends the A. B. Freeman School of Business  at Tulane University.

Appointed by Louisiana State Representative, District 90, Mary DuBuisson, exp. July 2023.