Tom has more than 30 years of experience in government relations and public affairs. Most recently, he served as President of the public affairs and marketing firm, Clout Digital. Before that, he was Vice President of Public Affairs at New Media Strategies (NMS), where he was instrumental in the management of digital advocacy campaigns during the 2012 presidential election. Tom also has held senior leadership positions at Ketchum and CQ Roll Call.
Tom brings with him a deep understanding of the legislative news sector. He worked as a director for CQ Roll Call’s Advocacy & Engagement practice area where he led efforts on social media and enhancements to its flagship state legislative tracking service and grassroots and advocacy tools. In 2001, Tom co-founded Illumen, a start-up news source and information aggregator later acquired by CQ Roll Call.