Scot Thomasson is a highly decorated former federal agent with more than 25 years of national and international experience. He began his career in 1987 in the U. S. State Department where he spent five and a half years serving at various overseas posts. Scot’s assignments ranged from, personal protection of high threat foreign dignitaries here and US officials overseas, United Nations duty, counterterrorism, and counterintelligence work abroad.
Scot transferred to the Justice Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, (ATF), as a Special Agent assigned to the Colorado Springs Field Office.
During Scot’s more than 20 years with ATF he has served as the: Resident Agent in Charge of Northern Indiana, Chief of the Firearms Enforcement Branch ATF headquarters, Director of the Youth Crime Gun Interdiction Initiative, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Seattle Field Division, Acting Chief International Affairs Office, ATF headquarters, Chief of the Public Affairs, ATF headquarters, Acting Special Agent in Charge San Francisco, and finally as the Chief of the Firearms Operations Division which is the program office that accounts for 80% of the agency’s mission.
Scot received the ATF Medal of Valor in 1995. He also is the recipient of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Annual Group Achievement Award in 1999, the ATF Distinguished Service Medal in 2000, the United States Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Community Partnerships for Public Safety in 2005 and is a recipient of 15 Special Act Awards.
Scot is the founder of Thomasson Global Consultants LLC. Thomasson Global Consultants, TGC, is a full-service consulting, investigation, crisis communications company that represents emerging technologies and innovations for the intelligence, law enforcement, corporate and military communities.