Shad Thomas is an Advisor at Brighton Jones, a comprehensive wealth and financial management firm in McLean, Virginia. Shad enjoys helping individuals and families achieve their financial goals.

Prior to Brighton Jones, Shad served in the U.S. Coast Guard and rose to the rank of Commander.  He served on patrol boats in California, Massachusetts, and Hawaii, and staff positions in finance at Coast Guard Headquarters. In addition, Shad was a Coast Guard detailee on Capitol Hill.  Shad holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a MBA from Vanderbilt University. He completed the Certificate of Financial Planning program at Georgetown University.

Shad and his wife JulieAnn have two daughters and two sons, and live in Old Town Alexandria.