Tom is a native of northern New Jersey playing high school football locally at Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey. He accumulating two state championships in his 2002 and 2003 seasons and all county and captain honors his senior year. Tom continued his football career playing in a D1AA program at Sacred Heart University and obtained a BS degree in Criminal Justice. Since college he has worked as an investigator with the Federal Investigative Service in NYC and currently works in the private sector investigating financial crimes for large banks. His passion for fitness and health is rooted in his love for competition, which today is fuelled by helping motivate and push others to achieve their best.