Alen Tomczak was born and raised in Clearwater, FL. Tomczak, graduated from Seminole
High School and completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of South Florida
(USF). Alen joined the United States Army in 2010 and was awarded his commission as
a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Infantry in 2013. Tomczak holds the Expert
Infantry Badge, Pathfinder Torch, and Air Assault Badge and served as a Light Infantry
Platoon Leader and Heavy Weapons Platoon Leader where he then deployed overseas in
the Horn of Africa, leading a Quick Reaction Force platoon supporting strategic operations
throughout the region, successfully deterring enemy reconnaissance and attacks by
conducting patrols with his platoon. Prior to returning home, Tomczak completed the
French Dessert Commando Course, (Ethiopia) in 2017.
Tomczak returned home, and began to redeploy with a government contractor to advise
senior leaders on Counter Improvised Explosive Device missions and technologies in
Turkey, Syria, and Africa from 2016-2018. In 2018, Tomczak developed training programs
supporting Afghan Commandos in Kabul, HKIA, and Kandahar and in 2019 moved back to
Tampa to U.S Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)and began working as the Subject
Matter Expert and Advisor to USSOOCOM on Sensitive Site Exploitation Operations and
evaluating emerging technologies in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Today, Tomczak
works supporting the intelligence community as the Director for DoD and Intelligence
Community business at Cellebrite, the worldwide leader in digital forensics. Tomczak
is seeking his master’s degree at USF and serves as a Governor appointee on the Pinellas
County Housing Authority overseeing millions of dollars in state and federal funds.
Tomczak is also a consultant on government relations and strategy to the Innovation
Foundation, founded by Cathie Wood, and research derived from Ark Innovation.
Tomczak ran for political office in 2021 but had to withdraw from the race and was
called to active duty to deploy to Central America to train counter-narcotic units
and infantry units on small unit tactics. Tomczak continues to support local and national
candidates and spends much of his free time during last year’s election season campaigning
on their behalf. He is an active member of the Association of the United States Army
–Hillsborough County chapter. Tomczak is a fluent speaker of Polish and is recognized
by the defense language proficiency as having a working language proficiency in French.
Tomczak continues to serve in the Florida National Guard and was recently a Team Commander
for the Army’s Security Force Assistant Brigade responsible for conducting training,
advising, assisting, enabling, and accompanying operations with allied and partner
nations. Today, Tomczak is a Company Commander for Delta Company (Heavy Weapons)2-124
Infantry in, Mt Dora, FL.