Thomas Jensen

Advisor

Occupation : Vice President, UPS

Biography
Tom Jensen

Class of '85

Thomas F. Jensen is a Vice President in the Washington, DC office of UPS.  In this capacity, he focuses on a myriad of surface transportation legislative and regulatory issues including commercial vehicle fleet matters, highway policy, ocean freight shipping, railroad and intermodal transportation, and grassroots lobbying activities.  In addition, Tom manages the activities of numerous legislative consultants that work on a variety of public policy challenges facing UPS.

Mr. Jensen began his UPS career in the Public Affairs Department in 1990, and has since held a variety of assignments including Operations, Business Development, Human Resources and in the Legal Department.  From 1996 to 2000, he served as a Region Public Affairs Manager, where he was responsible for state legislative, regulatory and political activity, as well as federal grassroots initiatives, in a seven-state Midwest and Mid-Atlantic territory.  He joined the Washington, DC Public Affairs office in January of 2001.

Prior to joining UPS, Mr. Jensen served as a campaign aide to former Congressman Stewart B. McKinney (R-CT), managed a congressional campaign in Connecticut, and worked for both a political fundraising firm and later a grassroots lobbying firm, in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Jensen earned an undergraduate degree in Government from the College of William and Mary, a master’s degree in Public Administration from American University, and a law degree from the University of Bridgeport (CT).  He is admitted to the bar in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Highway Users Alliance, the American Trucking Associations Litigation Center, the American Transportation Research Institute, the National Industrial Transportation League, and the International Warehouse and Logistics Association.  Tom and his wife Kathy, daughters Allie, Kelsi, Elise and son TJ live in Oakton, Virginia.

Appointed: 2011
Current Term: Class of 2014