Chas Thomas joined Thorn Run Partners in July of 2017 after spending three-and-a-half years on Capitol Hill. While on the Hill, Thomas focused in the areas of financial services, telecommunications, energy, natural resources, budget, tax, and education. Mr. Thomas provides a strong network of relationships in both the House and Senate which allows for direct impacts on a diverse set of policy issues.
Mr. Thomas served on the campaigns of Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Governor Henry McMaster (R-SC) before beginning his career on Capitol Hill for Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC). While with Pittenger, he served as the Congressman’s Senior Legislative Assistant and lead staff liaison to the House Financial Services Committee, including Monetary Policy & Trade, Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit, and Terrorism & Illicit Finance Subcommittees.
Mr. Thomas grew up in Greenville, SC and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina, majoring in Public Relations. While at South Carolina, he was a Member of Kappa Alpha Order. Mr. Thomas lives in the Georgetown area of DC.