Thomas Anness is currently a Principal with Packer Thomas. Prior to merging with Packer Thomas in 2017, Thomas served as President of Anness, Gerlach & Williams founded in 1984. He worked previously as a Principal with William L. Reali, CPA and is a graduate of Youngstown State University, with a BS in Business Administration.
Thomas is an active member of his community, serving as a board member of the Italian Scholarship League, former board member and officer of the Tippecanoe and Fonderlac Country Clubs, Chairman of Liberty Township Zoning Board of Appeals, member and inductee of the Curbstone Coaches Hall of Fame and other charitable organizations. He is also a member of Avalon Golf and Country Club and The Lake Club.
Thomas and his wife Theresa raised four children and love spending time with their seven grandchildren, Zack,
Nicholas, Isabel, Cecilia, Paulina, Sophia and Norah.
In January of 2018, Thomas was diagnosed with jaw/throat cancer and his courageous battle with cancer began. He elected to undergo chemotherapy and radiation. His treatment had positive results and Thomas is proud to be a cancer survivor and the honoree of the 2019 Tri-County Golf Classic.
2019 HONORARY CHAIR
Daniel Thomas is a Partner at DelBene, LaPolla & Thomas in Warren, OH. He completed both his undergraduate BS in Business and his law degree at The Ohio State University.
Daniel serves on the board of Trustees for Community Skilled Health Care Centre, is Chairman of the Liberty Township Civil Service Commission and acting Judge at Girard Municipal Court. He is a former Hillside Hospital board member, former Trumbull County First Assistant Prosecutor, former Special Counsel for the State of Ohio Attorney General and instructor at Kent State University. In addition, Daniel is a member of the American Arbitration Association, Ohio Bar Association and former President of the Trumbull County Bar Association.
Daniel is also a member of the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame and serves his community through various civic activities and charitable organizations
Daniel and his wife Sharrie have two children, Daniel and Melissa and one grandson, Nikolas.