Dr. Thomas Borelli is a managing partner with the investment advisory firm of Action Fund Management, LLC; a portfolio manager for the Free Enterprise Action Fund; and a Senior Fellow with The National Center for Public Policy Research, a Washington, D.C. public policy group.
Previously, Dr. Borelli worked for the operating companies of Altria Group, Inc. In his 25 years with the company, he built a foundation in public policy and issues management, drawing from diverse experiences ranging from basic research to corporate affairs. Dr. Borelli directed an issues management group that supported the company's food, beer and tobacco units' legislative efforts on regulatory reform and economic analysis. Additional areas of focus included biotechnology, environmental issues, and privacy. Throughout his career he has generated third party public policy support on regulatory and science based issues. He also served as a spokesman on science issues and has maintained strong relationships with numerous public policy groups and journalists.
Dr. Borelli began his career as a microbiologist with General Foods, where he provided safety assessments for new products and also conducted basic research in biotechnology. He served as Science Fellow for the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Science, Space and Technology during the 100th Congress. Dr. Borelli has published scientific papers on interferon and human leukemia. He received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Michigan State University and his Master of Science and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from New York Medical College.
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