Tommy came to The Jackson Symphony after serving as the Office Manager for the Jackson Arts Council from 2007 until 2015. Prior to that, he was employed for 16 years as Office Manager for Preferred Products, an automotive aftermarket hardware distributor. After graduating from Lambuth College, Tommy and his wife, Roxane, moved to Jackson in 1979. He retired from the Jackson Fire Department with 30 years of service. Both Tommy and Roxane have been involved with the arts community in Jackson since the 1970’s.