For over 30 years, Tom has earned national acclaim for assisting public affairs clients and political campaigns. His current and past clients include county supervisors, district attorneys, sheriffs, mayors, council members and dozens of local elected officials. Tom’s many successful ballot measure campaigns include Prop. C for San Diego’s downtown Ballpark District, Prop. A for expansion of the city’s bayfront Convention Center, and Prop. D for approval of Carlsbad’s Legoland amusement park. Honored as Alumnus of the Year by his alma mater, the University of California, San Diego, Shepard served as Mayor of the City of Del Mar and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the American Association of Political Consultants.