Thomas R. Harris, Vice Chair

Associate, Michael Best Strategies

Thomas Harris is an associate with Michael Best Strategies LLC, assisting clients in identifying strategic opportunities to grow their business. His work involves a full range of services related to government relations, lobbying, strategic planning, and public relations. Prior to working at Michael Best Strategies, Mr. Harris served as the Chief of Staff for the Office of State Senator Lena C. Taylor developing and implementing all policy objectives, strategies and operating plans in accordance with office policy and applicable law. He was also the Director of Community Relations for the Milwaukee County Executive’s Office. There, Mr. Harris was a trusted advisor to the Country Executive for outreach and special events. Mr. Harris also served as the Political Director, Staff Assistant and Campaign Manager on various campaigns in the state of Wisconsin over the past few years. He holds his Master of Arts in Communications and Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice/Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.