Tom got his start in the fire service in 2008 with the Garden City Fire Company in Wallingford, PA. In 2013, he was hired with Montgomery County Fire Rescue (MD). In 2019, he was promoted to the rank of Master Firefighter and was assigned to Engine 8 in Gaithersburg for 3 years. In 2022, Tom was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and is currently assigned to Battalion 3. Tom still resides in Wallingford with his wife, better known to the fire world as "Email Kait", and their twins, Brody and Fiona.