Director of National Operations Center
Tom Workman became BLM’s Director for the National Operations Center in October 2022. Before joining BLM he worked in both the public and private sectors and has decades of experience in leading people, leading change, driving results, building coalitions, and overall organization success. During 30 years of service in the U.S. Navy, he commanded three warships and a Destroyer Squadron at sea; and developed, resourced, and implemented critical policy, personnel, and budget objectives across the U.S. Navy’s Surface Force ashore. He holds Master of Science degrees in national security strategy from the National Defense University and in operations research from the Naval Postgraduate School. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the United States Naval Academy.