Tom Manatos Gets a New Job at the Internet Association

Tom Manatos
Tom Manatos with former President Clinton and Dana Edwards-Manatos

The former House Democratic aide, Greek-American Tom Manatos, is joining the Internet Association as its director of government affairs according to Politico.com.

The Internet Association is an organization that represents the interests of America’s leading Internet companies and their global community of users.

“It’s great to bring on someone high profile like Tom with his level of expertise to help us with our work,” Internet Association President Michael Beckerman tells MT.

Tom Manatos was the Senior Advisor to the Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz at the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Tom handled Members of Congress, Senators and elected officials for the Chair of the DNC.

Before his position at the DNC, Tom spent over 9 years with Speaker Pelosi both in the Speaker’s office and the Minority Leader’s office. Most recently Tom was the Senior Advisor for Member Services as well as Outreach Advisor for young Americans to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Prior to his duties in the Member Services department, Tom was the National Trip Director and Director of Advance for Speaker Pelosi. Before his time with Speaker Pelosi, Tom served as acting Deputy Press Secretary for Senator Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland and was an advance desk at the Gore/Lieberman national campaign headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee.

Tom was born and raised in the Washington, DC area in Bethesda, Maryland and attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He obtained his masters degree in government from Johns Hopkins University in the spring of 2010. He resides with his wife, Dana and son, Andrew in Bethesda, Maryland.

Manatos also operates TomManatosJobs.com, a website to help people find congressional jobs, which will continue to operate.


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