Thomas teaches Automotive Technology and PowerSports Technology Classes at Western. Prior to teaching here at Western, Thomas was in the automotive field in many facets. Thomas worked as a proto type technician for Link Engineering in Gilbert, Arizona, where they worked on proto type vehicles and pre-production vehicles for Ford Motor Company. Thomas also spent several years working for Ford Motor Company as a service technician where he gained two masters with Ford Motor Company. Thomas has also been certified by four other automotive manufactures while he was in the field at various levels. The automotive field has been a wonderful experience and even a better career.