Thomas Cook is a principal at Bose Public Affairs Group, where he assists clients with government relations and strategic communications needs. He is also a partner in the Site Selection & Economic Incentives Group at Bose McKinney & Evans, where he assists clients with economic development opportunities in Indiana and the Midwest, site selection, financing options, workforce and development incentives, and public-private partnerships. He represents clients in a variety of industries, including technology, hospitality, agribusiness and sports. Prior to joining Bose McKinney & Evans, Thomas served as chief deputy mayor for the city of Indianapolis. While working for the City, he helped negotiate more than $1 billion in public-private partnerships and mixed-use developments, including notable projects such as Bottleworks and the new Infosys corporate campus, along with efforts to redevelop the former GM Stamping Plant near downtown Indianapolis.


Thomas earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and communications and culture from Indiana University. He earned a law degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.