Tom Rudin is Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Government Relations and Development at the College Board. As the College Board's chief representative in Washington, D.C., he works on behalf of the organization's institutional members to promote public policy, legislation and education programs that connect students to college success. From 1996 to 2002, Rudin served as Executive Director of Grants Planning and Management at the College Board. Previously, he spent four years as coordinator of special projects for EQUITY 2000®, the College Board's national education reform program. Before joining the College Board, Rudin was a policy analyst at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.
He earned a bachelor's degree from Purdue University and received master's degrees in public administration and social work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.