President + Chief Advocacy Officer
HillStaffer is a bi-partisan public affairs consulting firm specializing in public policy, strategic communications & member engagement, and government relations - both federal and state - for global companies, national trade associations, and professional & scientific societies.
Thomas Rosenfield has more than 25 years of experience in financial services and public policy. Currently president of HillStaffer, he has extensive experience leading multiple federal and state advocacy initiatives. He guides the firm’s strategic direction and has been instrumental implementing a multilateral focus on financial services, healthcare, and chemicals, successfully representing associations and for-profit companies around the country. Thomas also serves on the Advisory Board of Harmony Asset Management, Chair of APAC (ASAE/American Society of Association Executives), Mentor with the Public Affairs Council, and on the DC-region executive committee of UrbanPlan (Urban Land Institute).
He is known for his strong advocacy, team building, and leadership skills with a history of producing consensus among diverse stakeholders. He has led multiple initiatives for stakeholders from the public and private sectors to build consensus on strategy, and has driven significant success leading highly diverse constituencies of Democrat and Republican caucuses.
Previously, Thomas held executive positions on Wall Street and in the investment sector, including Chief Operating Officer at a Schottenstein Family Office which owned, developed, and operated more than 3 million SF of commercial, retail, and healthcare properties; COO of The Bacon Companies, a residential and hospitality designer and builder; and, president of Expansion Funds America, a national RIA focused on ERISA plan and high net-worth clients. Mr. Rosenfield began his career with Cantor Fitzgerald, working in both the firm’s New York and Los Angeles offices and ultimately directing fixed-income investment activities for public-sector clients including state treasuries, state retirement systems, and municipalities.