Thomas is the Owner and President of A Better Way, LLC. He is a recently retired Counselor and Mediator, and now works as a National Public Speaker/Trainer. He trains on over 80 topics pertaining to both Corporate and Healthcare concerns throughout the US and internationally. He provides Drug-Free Safety (DFSP) Training to companies who seek to have or currently have a Drug-Free Workplace Program for their employees. His 21 years of Counseling practice included work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, geriatrics, those experiencing loss, and a wide array of emotional and personal issues, as well as spiritual concerns. He worked as a Substance Abuse Therapist for over 10 years, both in residential and outpatient settings. He worked part-time as a Clinical Screener providing Psychiatric Emergency Services to severely mentally disturbed patients. He has 12 years of experience in mediation. He holds a BS in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and a MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from The University of Akron. He is licensed by the State of Ohio as a Professional Clinical Counselor. He is a past member of the Ohio Counseling Association, and past member of Toastmasters, International. He is passionate about the Buckeyes, golf and fighting Human Trafficking in the world.