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T.J. was a Boy Scout in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s where is learned to read a compass. Navigating the compass bearing was used time after time during many hikes and exploration and helped him achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, with Troop 636 in Middleburg Heights, OH. In 1998, he earned his bachelor’s degree from Baldwin-Wallace University and was a four-year varsity letterman and team captain on the Swimming & Diving team and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity; Ohio Zeta Chapter. T.J. served in the United States Coast Guard Reserves form 1997-2009 and was deployed to many areas around world and ended his career at USCG Station Marblehead, Ohio. T.J.’s experience in the U.S. Coast Guard also required navigation skills to help others in need. This is how the agency obtained the name; Navigate Risk Advisors; Insurance for all of life’s risk.
T.J. has been extremely active in the community with the local Chamber of Commerce; Power of More, American Legion Post 212; Avon Lake, Cleveland Yachting Club and Bay Village Men’s Club. He is also very active by supporting many non-profit organizations and has held different leadership positions with Horizon Education Centers; Past President, Boy Scouts of America; Assistant Scout Master with Troop 159 and Board Member of the Lake Erie Council. T.J.’s wife Susan is a Chemistry teacher at Avon Lake High School and she is active in school, church and a Girl Scout leader. T.J. and Susan reside in Avon Lake, Ohio with their children Isaac, Xavier, Julia and Saige. They also have a German Sheppard, Captain Skags.