Tom Davis

Former U.S. Congressman (R-VA)

Tom Davis was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994 and went on to serve seven terms. Drawing on his past experience as the general counsel of Litton PRC, Mr. Davis spent considerable time while in office in writing legislation to protect internet privacy, manage governmental information security, and mitigate file sharing and computer security vulnerabilities. He authored more than 100 bills that became law and was the first freshman in 50 years to hold a subcommittee chairmanship when he accepted leadership of the Subcommittee on the District of Columbia.

Mr. Davis began his political career in 1979 when he was first elected to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. In 1993, he was elected chairman, where his reforms resulted in Fairfax being named the best managed county in the country by Governing Magazine.

Mr. Davis served as chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee in 2000 and 2002, when he was instrumental in maintaining his party’s majority in the House of Representatives. After the 2002 election, he was named chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform.

Mr. Davis is currently the director of federal government affairs for Deloitte and the president and CEO of the Republican Main Street Partnership. He has lectured widely and testified before the U.S. Senate on cyber security matters, and is a member of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors. He is also the co-author, with former Congressman Martin Frost, of “The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis.”