Thomas J. Kehoe, Sr.


Tom Kehoe brings a lifetime of work in the seafood industry from many avenues. A partner in numerous wholesale and retail companies, some dating back to the Old Fulton Fish Market. He has also owned aquaculture operations, holding one of the first aquaculture permits in 1986 in Peconic Bay. Tom has lectured about American Seafood in Russia, and has actively exported, shipped, traveled to and traded US seafood to numerous countries. He currently is the CEO of Kingsbridge Strategies, Inc. a consulting and government relations firm specializing in seafood and alternative proteins. Tom currently serves as a Trade Advisor to the USDA & USTR on Live Animals and Live Animal Products. He has been an elected official here on Long Island serving as Northport Village Trustee for 12 years. He was also Deputy Mayor, Police Commissioner and Waste Water Commissioner, also having served on County Executive Steve Levy’s Waste Water Task Force and on the Suffolk County Legislature’s MIRAC- Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Committee. Tom has served as a Director on numerous Boards, more specifically as a Director with NFI- National Fisheries Institute also is former Director & President of the ECSGA- East Coast Shellfish Growers Association which is the largest aquaculture trade association on the East Coast, representing over 1100 shellfish farmers from Maine to Florida.

Tom is a graduate of the University of Dayton, a father of 6, an active martial artist, Biblical researcher and teacher. He is also a frequent guest on several major television networks to discuss global trade.

Last updated January 24, 2023