Tom McCabe is the Chief Executive Officer of the Freedom Foundation, a non-profit, public policy research organization founded in 1991. The Freedom Foundation’s mission is to advance individual liberty, free enterprise, and limited, accountable government.
Tom is a tireless advocate for the free-market movement. For 21 years Tom lead the Building Industry Association of Washington, quadrupling their membership and increasing revenue from $400,000 to $10 million per year. Under Tom’s leadership, BIAW spearheaded statewide initiatives to roll back taxes and regulations. According to the Wall Street Journal, BIAW was the “counterbalance to labor unions in Washington State.” In 2011, the American Conservative Union presented Tom with the Ronald Reagan Award for his years of service in the conservative movement.
Before coming to Washington State, Tom served in Washington, D.C. as Director of Congressional Affairs for the U.S. Veterans Administration under President Ronald Reagan.
Tom and his wife Susan live in Olympia. Their son attends Corban University on a baseball scholarship.