Thomas has been a Commercial Banker since 2006. Prior to that, he lived in Tokyo, Japan where he founded a recruiting and staffing agency that specialized in placing foreign workers – such as finance professionals and engineers – in Japanese companies. Thomas has been a dedicated member of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce since 2006. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and raised in California and New Hampshire. He was educated at the Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire and received degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder and Temple University, Tokyo Japan campus. Thomas enjoys traveling and spending quality time with friends.