Tom Collins is a retired print journalist and marketing consultant living in Saint Paul. Previous to retirement, he served as the senior vice president of marketing and communications for the Saint Paul Port Authority, a local redevelopment agency. In that role, he was the liaison between the Port ’s customers and the general public
and the Port Authority.
His interest in the non-partisan Saint Paul STRONG stems from the group’s interest in all issues relating to Saint Paul and its strong support for local government transparency. Even at its best, Saint Paul’s local government can benefit from open dialogue if it is to grow and prosper.