Senior Regional Advocacy Director, West
Tom is a Senior Regional Advocacy Director for ExcelinEd, where he focuses on education reform across the West. Before joining ExcelinEd, Tom served as the Manager of Campus Programs for the American Enterprise Institute, where he helped launch an outreach program on college campuses across the country. Before joining AEI, he worked as a policy analyst and senior strategist at StudentsFirst, where he provided legislative analysis and policy support to a portfolio of state advocacy teams. Tom taught high-school economics and political science for four years as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow and taught summer courses for a Duke University youth program. Tom is earning his Master of Public Administration at the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy and currently resides in Sacramento.