Tod is originally from a small town near Fort Wayne, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University in 1992 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science. Tod served as an infantryman, and after college, Tod received a commission as an infantry officer in the Army.
Tod and his wife moved several times during his military career. His assignments included numerous combat deployments for the Global War on Terror. Tod worked within Special Operations units for many years.
Throughout his career, he traveled to over fifteen countries; many of the cultures were so alien and magnificent that they left a lasting impression upon him.
Tod was awarded two Bronze Stars and left the Army at the end of 2007. He continues to provide advice as an adviser to the US government on security concerns and has deployed numerous times to Iraq and Afghanistan. Tod now divides his time between living on the East coast and back in Indiana.
His dream is to spend many more years in his “home office” writing novels that help turn what he has seen and experienced into entertaining and thought-provoking stories for readers of all genres. Prince Kristian’s Honor, Book One of the Erinia Saga, is Tod’s first novel. The next book in the series, Ferral’s Deathmarch Army, was published in 2010. Neope’s War, the final book in the saga, was released in 2013.
Readers, writers, and artists interested in contacting Tod are encouraged to leave an email via the Contact Author page.