Tom Salyers

Director, Communications

Tom Salyers is CLASP’s communications director. He brings over 25 years of experience, largely concentrated in nonprofits. He served for over 12 years at ZERO TO THREE, a national nonprofit focused on early childhood development, where he was director of communications and development. In addition, he ran his own consulting practice and offered his expertise to such well-respected nonprofits as Child Trends, Voices for Georgia’s Children, DC Action for Children, and ZERO TO THREE. He is a skilled communicator with proven written and oral communication abilities. Mr. Salyers has published op-eds and letters to the editor (carrying both his own byline and those of his clients) in the New York Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA Today, LA Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Newsweek. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.