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Tom Skancke, CEO, The Skancke Company

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Photo Not AvailableTom Skancke is the president and CEO of The Skancke Company. The Skancke Company is a public affairs firm with its primary offices in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Skancke Company also has offices in Newport Beach, CA and Washington, DC. In 1990, Tom started The Skancke Company and since that time, The Skancke Company has grown to become a well respected and recognized public affairs firm throughout the US.

For many years, the primary focus of The Skancke Company has been in projects related to transportation infrastructure funding and construction. In the past 16 years, Tom has worked on over $2 billion in transportation funding and construction projects throughout the west. Tom is best known for his problem solving skills and his ability to see a problem and apply a solution. No project is too big or too small for Tom and The Skancke Company.

In 1999, Nevada Governor, Kenny Guinn, appointed Tom to the CANAMEX Corridor Coalition (CCC). The CCC is a 5 state commerce and tourism coalition in the western United States. In 2003, the CCC elected Tom the first full time chairman of the five state coalition and he served in that capacity for two years. He continues to be a member of the Coalition. Most recently, United States Senator Harry Reid appointed Tom to sit on the congressionally created National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission.

Tom has worked on a number of campaigns and referenda across the country from local to national races. He continues to be an advisor to many of his current and former political clients. He has public affairs experience on all levels of government as well as with many regional and national agencies.

Tom is active in all of the communities where he does business. He is a member of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce where he is a member of the Business Council. He serves on the Public Policy Committee for the Las Vegas YMCA. He is also a member of the Nevada Opera Association board in Reno, Nevada.

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