Thomas McGann is a graduate of Bishop Loughlin MHS and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
Beside a military career that included a tour in Viet Nam, Tom has been involved in several businesses. He was the owner/operator of Maguire’s Bayfront Restaurant in Ocean Beach, Fire Island and Seasons Restaurants in both East Moriches and Speonk, NY. He was also the CEO of Seafarers Construction Company and a managing partner in Seafarers Investing Company that had vested interests in numerous business ventures.
In addition, Tom spent ten years digging clams on the Great South Bay and was a house painter for another ten. Other stints included tending bar, waiting tables and driving trucks.
Tom’s passion is writing. He maintains two websites: www.thomasmcgann.com and www.theriddleofriddles.com. He wrote a political column for three years for the online magazine examiner.com, and is a frequent contributor to the Fire Island News. He is also the author of the young adult fantasy, The Riddle of Riddles, a work in progress called Chance, several plays, numerous short stories and essays and reams of poetry.
Sailing, motorcycling and reading are his hobbies but family is his life.