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Tom Barila, M.Ed., is a Boost consultant and one of Boost’s Cognitive Fitness Instructors.

Tom has served in the government, business, and non-profit sectors.  He served in the U.S. Army as a Captain in the Signal Corps. In business, Tom managed Information Technology projects and led teams for major regional banking institutions.  In the non-profit sector, Tom served as a Director of Education and Chief Technology Officer. Currently, Tom serves as the C.E.O. for Strengthening Endeavors, Richmond, VA.

Tom graduated from James Madison University with a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems.  While in the Army, he learned crucial leadership skills while garnering additional specialized technology training as well as earning “airborne wings.”  While working full-time, Tom attended Union Presbyterian Seminary and graduated with a Master of Arts in Education (M.Ed).

Currently, he serves on the board of the Virginia Treatment Center for Children, is an ambassador for the Cameron Gallagher Foundation, and is on the coaching staff for a local high school basketball team.  Tom cares passionately about helping others discover and integrate their life purposes and passions.