Former Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) Joins ACCF Board of Advisors

Tom Reed
Former Member of Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Council for Capital Formation proudly announces that Tom Reed, Vice Chairman of Prime Policy Group and former Republican representative from New York’s 23rd district has joined its bipartisan Board of Advisors.

Reed was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010 to serve the 29th and eventually the 23rd district of New York.

He was a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee and founded the Problem Solvers Caucus – a group of 28 Republicans and 28 Democrats who meet weekly to solve the most contentious issues facing the nation. Tom always put people and progress before party and asked that his fellow members of Congress do the same. He retired from congressional service in 2022.

Prior to representing western New York, Tom created and ran a series of different businesses: his own law firm, a property development company, and a realtor firm. He served as the mayor of Corning, NY from 2008 to 2009 before his run for Congress.

Today, Reed serves as Vice Chairman of Prime Policy Group, one of Washington’s leading bipartisan government relations and public affairs firms that builds brands and solves problems with policy expertise, strategic relationships, and unique insight.

“The ACCF is truly honored to have the Tom Reed serve on our Board of Advisors,” said ACCF President and CEO Mark Bloomfield.  “His impressive work with the Problem Solvers Caucus and institutional knowledge of Congress are an important blend today in economic policymaking today.”

For more than four decades, the ACCF has demonstrated a historical commitment to bipartisanship and to sound public policy through its Board of Advisors. From the public sector, it has included seven former cabinet secretaries, four U.S. Special Trade Representatives, two Administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency, former presidential chiefs of staff and senior White House staff from President Trump and his six predecessors, congressional committee chairmen and leadership from both Democrat and Republican conferences. From the private sector, CEOs and presidents from a wide array of businesses and trade associations have also served on our Board of Advisors.

“The ACCF is a very unique organization in its ability to attract diverse opinions from both sides of the aisle, along with the media and private sector, to set aside extremist views and have meaningful discussions on our leading economic policy issues,” Reed said. “These are critical pillars to help break the partisan gridlock currently residing in Congress.  I look forward to lending my experience and voice as a Board member to help the ACCF advance its mission.” 

The American Council for Capital Formation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan economic policy organization dedicated to the advocacy of an improved regulatory process, innovation in energy policy, dynamic free trade, an efficient infrastructure policy, a modern corporate governance process, pro-growth tax policy and a robust retirement system.