Chas Thomas Joins Thorn Run Partners

For immediate release: July 24, 2017



Contact: Andrew Rosenberg, (202) 247-6301

Thorn Run Partners (TRP) announced today the addition of Capitol Hill staffer Charles (Chas) Thomas as Vice President. Thomas joins TRP from the Office of Representative Robert Pittenger (R-NC), where he served as Senior Legislative Assistant and Pittenger’s lead staff liaison to the House Financial Services Committee, including the Monetary Policy & Trade and Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit Subcommittees.

Over the course of three and a half years with Congressman Pittenger, Thomas also held responsibility for issues relates to energy, telecommunications, budget, tax, environment, education, technology and natural resources issue.

“As a staffer, Chas has always impressed us with his obvious capabilities, cool confidence and meaningful relationships,” stated TRP’s founding Republican partner Chris Lamond, “and coupled with his humor and hustle, Chas will make a superb fit for our team and provide great benefit to our clients.”

Before working in the House of Representatives, Chas served on the campaigns of Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Governor Heny McMaster (R-SC).    

Mr. Thomas earned a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina.

About Thorn Run Partners

Founded in January 2010 by veteran lobbyists Andrew Rosenberg and Chris Lamond, who previously served as staffers to Senators Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA) and Fred Thompson (R-TN), respectively, Thorn Run Partners is a full service government relations, policy and strategic communications firm with offices in Washington, Los Angeles, Denver, and Portland, Oregon.