RELI Group is pleased to welcome Tom McDaniels to the team as the Chief of Government Relations. Tom will lead government affairs strategies that advance our mission and goals with federal and state governments. Tom has a strong background in the government space with more than 20 years working in public policy, including a decade of service on Capitol Hill, and will be utilizing his relationships and his understanding of legislation to raise overall awareness with congressional members and senior government officials.
“Beyond the technical work that we do, we are in the business of people and relationships,” said Chief Information Officer Swami Swaminathan. “Bringing Tom onboard strengthens our relationships with experts in state and federal agencies, allowing us to better serve the American public.”
In addition to his extensive professional career focused in homeland security, transportation and health care, Tom also has an impressive military career as a surface warfare qualified U.S. Navy veteran and recipient of the Naval Achievement Medal with tours in the Persian Gulf and throughout the Pacific. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a M.B.A. from the University of Miami.