Director of Foundations & Investor Communications
After finishing high school in Romania, where he was born and raised, Tom Bako immigrated to the United States, his chosen homeland. He attended Towson University, earning a Bachelor's degree in political science cum laude. During his college years, he actively volunteered with the Baltimore Urban Debate League and the Baltimore Catholic Forensic League, and competed on Towson's policy debate team. Before joining CF, he coordinated research and internship programs for the American Council of Trustees and Alumni and its WhatWillTheyLearn.com project.