Tommy Norment first came to Virginia's 3rd Senatorial District as a child when his father worked at Cheatham Annex.
A graduate of James Blair High School in Williamsburg, Tommy attended college at Virginia Military Institute before returning to Williamsburg to attend the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. In 1987, Tommy was elected to the James City County Board of Supervisors. He served as Chairman of the Board in 1991 before being elected to the Senate of Virginia.
Tommy maintains an active role in the community. He is a member of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's Board of Trustees and the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation's Board of Directors. He is on the Hampton Roads Board of Directors of TowneBank and he chairs the Williamsburg Board of TowneBank. Tommy is also a member of the Williamsburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the James City County Ruritan Club.
Professionally, Tommy is an attorney with Kaufman and Canoles, P.C., and a professor at the College of William and Mary. He and his wife, Mary Humelsine Norment, reside in James City County. They have two grown daughters and one grandson.