Thomas Greer is an innovative public relations and marketing professional with extensive experience across both for-profit and association environments. Prior to this role, he served as Communications Director at Operation Homefront – a four-star military nonprofit dedicated to meeting the stability and security needs of military families.
Greer was not charged in this incident. Greer fatally shot 28-year-old Andrea Miller after she and an accomplice broke into his Long Beach home to gain entry.
Early Life and Education
Greer was raised with strong family values that encouraged him to seek new opportunities and keep learning throughout his life. Greer embraced this philosophy and pursued numerous educational pursuits.
After graduating with honors from the University of Tennessee, Greer interned at radio station Grindhouse Radio in Hartford, Connecticut. His passion for sports propelled his desire to pursue on-air work; eventually he secured a permanent spot with Grindhouse Radio’s network as an on-air host.
Greer spent his free time rooting for local sports teams – particularly Philadelphia Eagles games – as well as traveling and gaining insight into local cuisine. Additionally, he hosted and judged multiple events, such as celebrity sports night.
Greer was an editor with the Cleveland Plain Dealer for more than three decades, where he earned a reputation as an honest man with great sense of humor. Additionally, he was involved with local civic groups like Greater Cleveland Roundtable, WVIZ-TV and City Club; Shaker Heights Country Club as well as National Junior Tennis Association membership were some of his other affiliations.
Before joining SGT, Greer worked as a senior communications professional at Lockheed Martin where he excelled rapidly through a series of challenging assignments. These included handling national media relations and employee communications in response to both a tragic event and significant business unit closure.
Dr. Kim provides investment analysis and underwriting services to a range of high-net-worth individuals, developers and equity shops. He has worked on numerous real estate projects such as opportunistic land deals in China as well as core-plus investments using union pension monies in the US.
Achievement and Honors
Thomas Greer is an established figure in education, having held board membership at various educational institutions and organizations. With a deep commitment to community service – hosting events benefitting children, seniors and veterans regularly – Thomas also regularly makes charitable donations to local sports teams and causes.
Greer was instrumental in expanding Virginia Wesleyan College’s enrollment, athletic program (winning the ODAC Commissioner’s Cup) and physical facilities during his time as president. A passionate supporter of religious freedom and often an outspoken critic against hate crimes or discrimination.
He is a member of the Memphis Bar Association and holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubble – their highest possible rating from legal peers and judges – earning his clients’ trust by consistently advocating on their behalf in high-profile cases.
Greer was active in his community through both school-related athletics and civic organizations, serving on multiple statewide and local boards as well as helping organize The Plain Dealer’s newspaper workshop for high school students.
Omega Psi Phi fraternity. After graduating, he worked for the Cleveland Plain Dealer as a reporter and editor, covering suburban news, women, youth issues and features and high school sports coverage – eventually becoming its vice president.
He was an honorable veteran of U.S. Army Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta, the military equivalent of SEAL Team Six. Major Greer published a book in 2008 detailing his experiences during the war on terror and taking part in attempts to capture Osama bin Laden before succumbing to cancer in 2016.
Attila has earned a sterling reputation for making an impactful difference in his clients’ lives, especially those affected by serious personal injury or wrongful death. Furthermore, he is an adept legal advocate, having represented many clients before the courts on numerous occasions.
Greer first gained recognition as Reverend Robert Alden on Little House on the Prairie between 1974 and 1983, also appearing as Coach Ossie Weiss on Hank and Grandpa Fred Stage on Picket Fences.
He is an avid sportsman and has engaged in outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing. Additionally, he is married with three daughters, has one son and three grandchildren – and boasts a net worth exceeding $2 Million.