Retired Senior Chief Thom Shea is the CEO of Adamantine AllianceAlliance, a unique leadership and demanding human-performance training organization. Thom works with individuals, small teams, and organizations of all sizes to help them produce transformational performance results.
Thom has trained hundreds of individuals in mastering the Five Pyramids of Human Performance® and led each through the intense training of Performance in the Margin®, the space where all performance occurs.
Before founding Adamantine Alliance, Thom served 23 years with distinguished Valor as a Navy SEAL. During his military career he served in three wars, ultimately leading a team of Navy SEALs into Afghanistan in 2009 where he earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star with Valor, Army Commendation with Valor and his second Combat Action Medal. He was hand-selected to serve as Officer In Charge of the famed SEAL Sniper course from 2009 – 2011. During his two year tenure, he transformed the sniper curriculum while successfully increasing both graduation numbers and shooting performance test scores.
He is the author of the national best-selling book, “UNBREAKABLE: A Navy SEALs Way of Life”.
In his downtime, Thom competes in various ultra marathons and has volunteered countless hours to charity, raising funds through his athletic events for Special Operations Warrior Foundation and the Chris Kyle Memorial Trust. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ball State University and a Master Training Specialist certification from the Naval Special Warfare Center. He resides in Greenville, South Carolina with his wife and three children