Thomas worked for Northrop Grumman a Defense contractor in Rocket Center, WV for 23 years. While at Northrop Grumman, He held numerous positions in Energetics and Maintenance before becoming Union President in 2014 to 2023. He was the chairperson of the quarterly Labor/Management safety meetings. Thomas was an active member of the plants Fire Brigade, Hazmat team and confined space rescue team. Thomas has been a member of the ICWUC local 261C for 23 years. In March of 2023 Thomas attended Training at the ICWUC Health & Safety center and was hired as a full time Instructor for ICWUC Health & Safety Center in April 2023. Thomas has a wonderful Family a Wife and 4 boys that keep him active.