THOMAS T. PROUSALIS, JR., born Richmond, Virginia.  Education: William & Mary (A.B., 1970; A.M., candidate, 1974); Howard Law School (J.D., 1977); Harvard Law School (post-doctorate, 1980).  Member, Board of Editors, Howard Law Journal (1975-1977).  Author: Comment, "Constitutional Law - Individual Rights and Liberties of the Mentally Ill - Constitutional Protection - O'Connor v. Donaldson," 19 Howard Law Journal 206 (1976); Recipient, The American Jurisprudence Award, Highest Distinction (Summa Cum Laude), Howard Law School (1977); Law Clerk, Presidential Clemency Board, The White House, Washington, D.C. (1975-1976).  Member, President's Council, William & Mary (1980-present).  Lead securities counsel, more than 100 private placements and IPOs, aggregating more than $1 billion.  Founding officer, stockholder and general counsel, Verdix Corporation (Nasdaq: VRDX), merged with Rational Software Corp. (Nasdaq: RATL) and sold to IBM (NYSE: IBM) for $2.1 billion (2003).   Co-inventor, U.S. Patent No. 8,156,011.  Co-pilote, Ferrari 250 GTO, Tour de France, Paris, France  (1997-2002); Co-pilote, Porsche 911 RSR, Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans, Le Mans, France (2002).  FAA-licensed pilot, multi-engine and instrument-rated. [Graduate, Officer Training School, Lackland AFB, Texas, U.S. Air Force (1970); Commissioned officer and aviator, 27th Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Wing, Air Defense Command, Loring AFB, Maine, U.S. Air Force, active duty (1970-1973); Andrews AFB, Maryland, U.S. Air Force, reserve duty (1973-1980).  Commendations: Presidential Unit Citation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal]


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