Tom Gurr, Founder and President of Northwest Communications, Inc., has over a decade of varied political and management experience. Tom provides strategic communications and public affairs counsel to clients throughout the Northwest. Tom’s successes include passage of historic trade legislation with the support of several key leaders in Washington, rapidly generating a grassroots network to fight onerous taxes in Oregon and engaging business and community-based organizations in support of landmark telecom legislation in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Tom’s communication expertise also includes New Media. He is currently overseeing several social media channels, recruiting, informing and activating a multitude of activists for clients throughout the region. Tom has also authored editorials in major Northwest publications such as the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The News Tribune of Tacoma, the Puget Sound Business Journal and The Oregonian. With a proven track record, Tom brings a passion for success and an enthusiasm for new challenges.