Thomas G. Saunders

Director, Asuntos Gubernamentales, Ports America

Thomas Saunders es Director de Asuntos Gubernamentales de Ports America. Ports America es el mayor operador independiente de terminales marítimas y empresa estibadora de Norteamérica, y presta servicios de gestión de terminales en más de 42 puertos y 80 emplazamientos. Thomas desarrolla y ejecuta una estrategia de asuntos gubernamentales para las principales instalaciones de Ports America, como Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) y Ports America Chesapeake (Baltimore).

Before joining Ports America in 2017, Thomas most recently worked for Congressman Donald Payne Jr, a Transportation and Infrastructure Committee member, and has over seven years of Capitol Hill experience. In his various roles on Capitol Hill, Thomas achieved favorable policy outcomes through strategic partnerships, relationship building, and stakeholder outreach. He possesses immense institutional knowledge and an intimate understanding of the federal legislative process. His past issue portfolio includes health policy with an emphasis on colorectal cancer, community health centers, men’s health, transportation and port infrastructure, homeland security, labor and workforce development, appropriations, military, and defense. Thomas is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a New Jersey native.