Tom Regal joined LAC Group in 2014 to take over PRO-TEK operations after the retirement of Rick Utley. Tom has 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry, with the last twenty specializing in preservation and restoration. He created and managed the Audio Restoration and Digital Preservation groups for Universal Studios and is familiar with all film, audio, video and digital formats.
He comes to LAC Group from Iron Mountain, where he was responsible for their Digital Studios and West Coast physical operations. He holds a B.S. in Music from College of St. Rose in Albany, NY and is a Member of the National Film Preservation Board (NFPB) and Director of the Board, Association of Moving Image Archives (AMIA). In his spare time, Tom is an Ironman Triathlon competitor.