Immediate Past President: Thomas LaRock

Thomas LaRock is a seasoned IT professional with over a decade of technical and management experience. Currently serving as a Head Geek at Solarwinds, he has progressed through several roles in his career including programmer, analyst, and DBA.

A PASS member for 10 years, Thomas has been on the PASS Board of Directors since 2009, serving as VP, Marketing, before becoming PASS President in 2014. Thomas holds a MS degree in Mathematics from Washington State University and is a SQL Server MCM, a SQL Server MVP, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and a VMware vExpert. He can be found blogging at and is the author of DBA Survivor: Become a Rock Star DBA.