Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs
Daniel Trope joins the legislative team at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) as Director of Federal Government Affairs. Prior to joining the association, Daniel served as the Director of Government Relations for Royal TenCate (USA) Inc., an engineered textiles and materials manufacturing company headquartered in the Netherlands. As director, Daniel was the sole representative for TenCate’s federal interests, pursuing and tracking the company’s legislative and regulatory priorities across a number of diverse policy areas on and off Capitol Hill. He also created and directed the company’s first political action committee, TenCate PAC. Previously, Daniel worked on the legislative staff for Senator Evan Bayh, supporting the Senator’s armed services, national security, and homeland security portfolio.
Daniel originally hails from Overland Park, Kansas and received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Indiana University. He and his fiancé Lindsay live in Washington, DC with their two dogs. Daniel spends his free time enjoying college basketball, being active outdoors and traveling to new places. Daniel can be reached at Daniel@ipcpr.org.