Tom Babington

Maryland School of Public Policy
Class of 2016


Tom Babington currently serves as the Deputy Spokesperson (Acting) at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) where he coordinates media outreach and external communications. Before joining USAID, he worked as a speechwriter at the State Department. Babington has also worked for the National Security Council, on congressional campaigns, and for a political consulting firm.
Babington graduated with his B.A. and M.P.P. from the University of Maryland where he earned a Presidential Management Fellowship and studied with Ambassador Susan Schwab. He is a proud Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Georgia).