North Carolina Independent Colleges
Vice President for Government Relations and General Counsel
Tom West joined NCICU in November 2014 and serves as vice president for government relations and general counsel. Prior to joining NCICU, Tom was a partner at Poyner Spruill LLP for over 17 years and, prior to that, served North Carolina as an administrative law judge for 11 years. Tom received his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and his law degree from Duke Law School.
Tom and his wife, Dana, live in Raleigh and have two daughters – one a graduate of Elon University and the other a graduate of Meredith College.