Tom Crohan is Assistant Vice President & Counsel for Corporate Responsibility & Government Relations at John Hancock, the U.S. division of Toronto-based Manulife. He oversees the company?s corporate responsibility strategy, which includes sustainability, community investments and employee engagement initiatives. Additionally, he provides counsel on federal, state and local government relations. Prior to joining John Hancock in 2010, Tom worked for the late U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy for eight years and briefly for interim Senator Paul Kirk. Tom serves in leadership roles on behalf of John Hancock with several organizations, including: Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Capital Resource Company; Executive Committee of The Life Initiative; and Board of Directors for both the Vermont and Maine Life & Health Insurance Guaranty Associations. He is a cofounder and President of the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund and serves on the advisory boards of the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, the Home Base Program and Camp Harbor View.