by Stephani Simmons
August 2, 2018
As the Executive Vice President of Business Affairs for AHIP, Tom is responsible for development and execution of successful growth strategies for the association’s non-dues revenue programs including— corporate sponsorships, exhibitor programs, affiliate membership, and online training courses.
During his career, Tom has served as a senior executive for the leading industry trade associations in energy, telecommunications and transportation. He was instrumental in building, restructuring and elevating the prominence of these organizations with each being recognized as among the most effective advocacy groups in the country.
Beyond his business development acumen, Tom has expertise in effectively managing a $100m advocacy and marketing organization, $50m+ national advertising campaigns, national and multi-state grassroots advocacy, strategic communications, crisis communications and Fortune 500 CEO-level Board of Directors engagement.
Prior to his executive-level trade association work, Tom served as senior adviser and spokesperson for the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and began his career as a broadcast journalist.