Tom assumed his role in November 2015. He coordinates policy development, legislative advocacy, and relationships with public officials and related stakeholders, maintaining a specific focus on transportation finance issues. Tom brings eleven years of experience in Massachusetts state government to A Better City, including previous positions in the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, the Capital Infrastructure Program at the Executive Office for Administration and Finance, and the House Committee on Ways & Means. He has also held key research roles on successful political campaigns for President Barack Obama, Governor Deval Patrick, and Congressman Seth Moulton.
Tom received a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Bowdoin College.