Colonel, US Marine Corps (Retired)
Founder and President
Tom Sheets created The Stonewall Group in 2007 after more than 26 years active duty as a Marine Corps Infantry Officer and 8 years in the private business sector.
In the Marine Corps, Tom commanded every size infantry unit from a platoon of 40 Marines to a Regiment of over 3500. Key staff assignments included Chief of Staff/Assistant Division Commander of a 16,000-person Marine Division; Director of Operations, Plans and Training of a 20,000 person Division; and Director of Manpower of a 20,000 person Division.
In the private sector, he served as President of two wholly-owned subsidiaries of a publicly-traded international resort corporation; founding partner in two private companies; CEO of DBT Defense, a defense manufacturing and distribution company; Vice President of Strategic Planning for a L-3 Communications business unit; and Vice President of Government Services for Proofpoint Systems.
Tom earned a BA in Political Science from Gettysburg College, PA and a MA in Public Administration from Shippensburg University, PA.