Roetzel Consulting Solutions Director
As a Director of Roetzel Consulting Solutions, Mr. Thomas brings a wealth of government and campaign experience to the team, with an extensive network of relationships throughout Ohio and the U.S.
Mr. Thomas represents public and private entities before the executive and legislative branches of Ohio government and the U.S. Congress.
After managing the successful re-election campaign for Ohio State Rep. Tim Brown in 2014, and working as Legislative Aide to Ohio State Rep. Tim Ginter in 2015, Mr. Thomas joined the presidential campaign of Gov. John Kasich as Personal Aide to the Governor.
Mr. Thomas continued in this role after the campaign, gaining additional responsibilities as Special Assistant for Legislative Affairs in 2017. In that role he advocated on behalf of the Kasich administration on issues relevant to the departments of Transportation, Public Safety, Commerce, the Office of Budget Management, and the Development Services Agency during the transportation and operating budgets.
In addition, Mr. Thomas met directly with members of the Ohio General Assembly to advocate for the administration’s positions, and coordinated with legislative staff in agencies to deliver success on policy initiatives.