Director, Government Relations
Tom Powers is involved with a variety of state and federal government issues for VGM’s Government Relations department. He is working on women's health, complex rehab, orthotics and prosthetics, and state licensure issues for HME and O and P, as well as sleep testing and other home medical issues with Congress, unions and federal agencies. He works closely with People for Quality Care, VGM’s advocacy group. A retired Waterloo, Iowa, firefighter, his political experience began as an active member and president of Local 66 International Association of Fire Fighters. He has worked on countless elections, ranging from municipal to presidential. His second career began at VGM as director of Strategic Media, Ltd., a political communications firm.
Employee Owner Since 2008