Tom is a Licensed Local Pastor and has been employed at Isle of Hope UMC since 2019. He grew up in Asheville, NC and then Macon, GA. He went to college in Athens and received a BBA degree, but most importantly, he met his wife, Maliece, while at UGA. Tom went to Law School at Emory and practiced law in Atlanta and Savannah for a number of years, until he felt the call to ministry. His son, Tom III, lives with his wife, Alexa, in Roswell, and his daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and David Leblang, live in Atlanta with their daughter, Emily.