Director of Federal Government AffairsInternational Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR)
Daniel Trope serves as the Director of Federal Government Affairs for the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR). As Director, Daniel is the federal representative for IPCPR’s member retailers in Washington, DC – pursuing legislative and regulatory priorities on behalf of retailers, the association and the premium cigar and pipe tobacco industry. This includes advocating for favorable policy outcomes with Members of Congress and officials at the FDA and other federal agencies. 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. 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 and near eastern languages and cultures from Indiana University. He and his wife 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.