Tom Wickham


Tom Wickham joined Park Strategies as a Vice President in October 2019.

Mr. Wickham brings with him more than 22 years of legislative experience, serving most recently as Director of Council on Health Care Financing in the New York State Senate.

He possesses a diverse base of historical knowledge regarding the complexities and nuances of the state’s healthcare system, its extensive regulatory framework, and statewide healthcare infrastructure. During his tenure, Mr. Wickham developed the necessary strong relationships with a broad range of key executive and agency staff, working closely with stakeholders from the state’s various healthcare sectors in developing and analyzing policy proposals.

Mr. Wickham’s roles have included leading the Senate Majority Health Team during budget negotiations and in negotiating and drafting policy initiatives that have had lasting impacts on the state’s various health and long-term care sectors; in-depth policy analysis; and ensuring the chairman of the Senate Health Committee and members, were not only apprised of state-level policy and fiscal issues, but also of federal actions and proposals related to health care policy and their potential impacts.

Mr. Wickham’s experience in the Senate includes working as the legislative director in a member’s office, and working for a number of years as a health policy analyst. In those roles, he gained experience in virtually all aspects of the legislative process, as well as in a wide range of health, long term care, and mental hygiene policy issues.