Tom Lirazan was born in South Vietnam and lived there until April 1975. He immigrated to the United States and has lived in the Pierce County area for the last 38 years. Tom graduated from Lakes High School, WA; he has been married for nineteen years to TBS Alumna, Debbie Wells, class of ‘84. Tom has four children. Two are students at New Hope and two are students at Tacoma Baptist High School. Thomas is currently employed at Weyerhaeuser Co. as a VoIP engineer. His past experience includes seven years as a Senior Network Engineer at World Vision, a Christian-based humanitarian relief organization and three years as a Technical Specialist for Verizon Communications. He is a member of Orting Community Baptist Church, where he serves as an Awana co-director and Audio/Visual technician.