Tom founded the firm in 1979 and has been continuously engaged in the investment management business since 1973. Tom previously served as Manager of Trust Investments at First National Bank of Mobile and as Portfolio Manager/Security Analyst at Wachovia Bank & Trust Company. Prior to that, Tom was an Air Force Captain assigned to a flight crew with Strategic Air Command B-52 bombers. He holds a B.S. from Auburn University and an MBA from the University of Kentucky. Tom is the portfolio manager of The Government Street Equity Fund and The Government Street Opportunities Fund (formerly known as The Government Street Mid Cap Fund). He is a member of the CFA Institute, and he enjoys painting and spending time with his wife on their farm.