Tom Sheridan

President, The Sheridan Group

Tom Sheridan

President, The Sheridan Group

Biography

Tom Sheridan is described as a “powerbroker for those without a voice,” and was once again named a “Top Lobbyist” by The Hill newspaper for 2016. A social worker by training and an advocate by trade, Mr. Sheridan brings a unique perspective to his work as one of Washington’s most senior political and public policy strategists. In 1991, he founded The Sheridan Group where he and his team work to craft effective strategies for socially responsible public policy initiatives to “help the good do better.” Over the years, The Sheridan Group has become the go-to firm in the nation’s capital for grassroots advocacy, issue campaign management and coalition-building for nonprofit organizations, social entrepreneurs and socially conscious corporations. Tom began his career at the National Association of Social Workers and the Child Welfare League before joining the AIDS Action Council in the late 1980s, where he became the chief architect and strategist behind the enactment of the Ryan White CARE Act, landmark legislation for the HIV/AIDS community, as well as the lead lobbyist for the historic Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

All session by Tom Sheridan

Innovation’s Strategic Communications Toolkit

10:30 am - 11:45 am
George Bellows E | Lower Level