Tanner served in the U.S. Army from 2013-2018 as a tank commander and Civil Affairs Officer, completing overseas tours to the Middle East and East Asia. After transitioning from active duty, Tanner attended Columbia Law School as part of the J.D. Class of 2021, where he was selected as a Davis Polk Leadership Fellow, Columbia University Senator, and Tillman Scholar. After completing the bar exam, Tanner plans to practice as a Corporate Associate with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. He has helped nearly a dozen veterans and active duty servicemembers navigate the law school admissions process as a J.D. Ambassador and looks forward to helping others get accepted to stellar law schools.