Thomas I. Washington originally from Indianapolis, Indiana received his undergraduate degree from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. He is a 1977 graduate of Mayo Clinic School of Physical Therapy in Rochester, Minnesota, a Certified Athletic Trainer (National Athletic Trainers Association) and a Licensed  Athletic Trainer (Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers). Mr. Washington has owned and operated a physical therapy private practice in San Antonio since 1984. He served 30 years in the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve and retired as Colonel. He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri.