Tommy Amal is the Assistant Director of Development for Leadership Gifts at Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business.
He has previously served Virginia Tech in roles in the Dean of Student's office, The Student Success Center and as a Central Leadership Gift Officer. Service in Virginia Tech's Black Community is important to Amal, who is the Vice President of the Black Faculty Caucus, a two- time co- chair of the Virginia Tech Black Alumni Reunion, former Vice Chair of the CALS Diversity Council and past chair of the Black Male Excellence Network (BMEN). He is also a former advisor to Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) and Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS). At Virginia Tech, he has helped establish the Ujima Living Learning Community and the Uplifting Black Men Conference. He is also a member of the Christiansburg-Blacksburg Rotary Club and trustee of the ACPA Foundation Board. Amal received his bachelor's degree in Agriculture Leadership Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He received his master's degree in Agriculture, Leadership, and Community Education at Virginia Tech.