Tom Sheppard assumed the position of Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at the Lawrenceville School on July 1, 2013. He began his career path in 1991 when he joined the faculty at Perkiomen School (Pennsburg, Pa.) where he taught history, coached football, swimming, and baseball and served as dorm parent. After five years of experience in the classroom, Sheppard became Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Trinity Pawling School (Pawling, N.Y.) in 1996. In 1999, Sheppard assumed the role of Director of Admission at Stevenson School (Pebble Beach Calif.), a position he held until 2012 when he became Director of Enrollment Management. Sheppard holds a B.A. from Washington and Lee University and earned a master of education degree in educational leadership from Lehigh University.