Prior to joining Michael Best Strategies, Tom served as vice president of government and industry affairs at Sheehan Family Companies, a national beverage distribution company. There he developed and executed strategies surrounding the company’s business practices, managed tracking of relevant policy activity for 15 state legislatures and Washington, D.C., and managed relationships and communication with industry leaders, legislators, and elected officials.
Tom’s Expertise: Government Affairs, Public Policy, Public Affairs, Campaign Management, and Legislative & Executive Processes
Tom was previously chief of staff and committee professional staff member for Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., overseeing the Washington, D.C. and district offices, supervising legislative, political, communications, and campaign strategies, and advising the congressman on all aspects of office policy. In this role, Tom designed the approved 2000 Wisconsin congressional redistricting plan. While working with Congressman Sensenbrenner, he also served as district director and scheduler.
- Carthage College, Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice