As director of congressional and executive relations for The Heritage Foundation, Thomas Binion is responsible for the think tank’s many programs on Capitol Hill and its engagement with the administration. Each year, the Policy Outreach department hosts over 400 briefings and other such events on Capitol Hill and within the executive branch.

Binion was previously a legislative strategist for Heritage Action for America, the lobbying affiliate of The Heritage Foundation. His job was to advance Heritage Action’s conservative policy agenda.

He also served as legislative director for a prominent conservative member of the House of Representatives.

Binion was born and raised in Atlanta. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C.

He and his wife, Sarah, currently reside in Arlington, Va.