Aaron Thieme is a Colorado native who has lived in New England with his family since 1998. Aaron and his wife Lynnie met in their second semester of their senior year at Vanderbilt University and moved to Connecticut while Aaron was in the Navy. Aaron enjoyed a long career at sea as a submarine officer while Lynnie did the hard work, raising their kids Maya, Mason, and a variety of dogs. Aaron and Lynnie are foodies who are always on the hunt for an out-of-the way place for a great meal along with exploring new things in the kitchen. Aaron has been a Severn Leadership Group senior fellow for Groton, Connecticut since its expansion there and enjoys challenging himself and others in the discovery of self and selfless service to others. Aaron stays busy training for triathlons, marathons, and hiking in the Rocky Mountains. When he’s not exercising, he and Lynnie enjoy their vegetable garden, good books, and managing a free library.