Thomas Schudlich is a freshman at the Northern Virginia Community College of Alexandria, Virginia. He is pursuing a general Science A.S. degree to transfer to a four-year university to continue his education in Animal and Poultry Sciences. He is currently planning to become a veterinarian, and is helping his mother out with her Dog Walking business, called Happy Go Pets LLC. He is currently working on finding a job in the veterinarian field and volunteering in animal shelters to help animals in need. Thomas believes that communication is the key to success in any field and is very grateful to ODI for the amazing opportunity to be able to attend such an event. He can’t wait for the chance to put his skills to the test and to gain more experience in successful leader.