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Tom Lutz

Tom Lutz

Attorney

Tom Lutz graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from FSU School of Law in May 2022. During Law School, Tom gained a wide range of practical experience, completing internships with the State Attorney’s Office, the State Attorney General’s Office, and with an individual practitioner focusing primarily on Family Law. In addition, Tom participated in the School’s Veterans Clinic, assisting Veterans with housing and employment issues. Tom earned his bachelor’s degree in Earth and Atmospheric Science from Rutgers University in 1981, and his Masters in Humanities (History) from California State University in 1996.

Tom comes to the practice of law as a second (or possibly his 3rd career). He entered the Air Force in 1982, and served 25 years as an Air Force officer and pilot, primarily flying Special Operations C-130’s. Tom retired from active duty in 2007, after 25 years of service, with the rank of Colonel. He continued to work for the Air Force for another 12 years in a civil service capacity, serving as the Deputy Director of the 1st Special Operations Group at Hurlburt Field. He retired from civil service in 2019 and entered Law School.

Tom and his wife Marge have lived in the Fort Walton Beach/Mary Esther area since 2002. Marge teaches Middle School at St Mary Catholic School. They have two children, their son Chris and his wife Debby are both Attorneys living in Washington DC, and their daughter Katie is the Communications Manager for the Global Food Bank Network based in Chicago.

Education:
B.S. from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
M.A. from California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA
J.D. from Florida State University, School of Law, Tallahassee, FL
Bar Admissions:

Admitted to Florida Bar September 2022

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Sherri Hayes

Sherri Hayes

Special Advisor

Advisor

GS-15 (Ret) Mrs Sherri J. Hayes retired from the Department of the Air Force on 3 April 2018 after 37 years of federal civil service. Mrs. Hayes entered the federal service in 1981 at Tinker AFB, OK and is a graduate of Air Command and Staff College and Air War College. She received her BS degree in Business Administration from Troy State University and an MBA in Human Resource Management from Southern Columbia University, AL. She has served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility at wing, center, numbered AF and major command levels. She has a multi-faceted, diverse background in human resource specialties of manpower, personnel, as well as accounting, budget, procurement and readiness. Prior to retirement, Mrs Hayes served as the Executive Director of Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida. She was responsible for MAJCOM policies, programs and objectives involving all functional areas of military and civilian personnel management ensuring the delivery of fully qualified Air Commandos to the joint warfighter while also meeting the needs of more than 16,000 active duty military and civilians as well as their families. Her decorations include the DoD Exemplary Civilian Service Medal, Civilian Meritorious Service Medal, two Air Force level Civilian Manager of the Year Awards, three AFSOC Senior Civilian of the Year Awards, AFSOC’s AFA Outstanding Civilian of the Year, AFSOC’s General Benjamin Davis Jr Management Engineering of the Year Award, twice AFSOC’s General Michael P.C. Carns Award for Leadership, Innovation & Ingenuity Award, and awarded the Air Force Roger M Blanchard Memorial Award for Character and Innovation. Mrs Hayes joined the ACA Board as a Civilian Advisor in 2018 as well as Advisor to the S.O.F. Missions Board of Directors in 2019.

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