Thaddeus Swanek

Senior Writer and Editor, Strategic Communications

Thaddeus is a senior writer and editor with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's strategic communications team.

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Common Grounds: Congressional Leaders Discuss How to Solve America’s Childcare Crisis

This week’s U.S. Chamber of Commerce Common Grounds event featured a discussion with Reps. Nancy Mace and Mikie Sherrill on childcare.

The Path Forward: Pediatric Specialists Urge Adults to Vaccinate, Mask Up to Help Protect Children

In this week’s Path Forward event, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Suzanne Clark discussed ways to protect children from COVID.

Meet the Finalists: Minority-Owned Business Achievement Award

Introducing this year’s Dream Big Minority-Owned Small Business Achievement Award finalists, presented by MetLife.

New Report Finds Construction Contractors Struggling to Find Workers, Materials

The Q3 2021 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index found that commercial construction contractors are seeing a slowdown.

Meet the 2021 Dream Big Finalists: Community Support and Leadership Award

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual Dream Big Awards, presented by Spectrum Reach, celebrate the achievements of small businesses and honors their contributions to America’s economic growth.   

The Path Forward: Surgeon General Says Private-Sector Vaccine Requirements Are Reasonable

This week’s Path Forward event featured Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy in discussion with U.S. Chamber President and CEO Suzanne Clark.

How One Café Is Embracing Sustainability One Cup at a Time

For Michael Amouri, owner of Caffe Amouri in Vienna, Virginia, small changes can make a big  difference. And whether its sourcing the best coffee beans, reducing the use of plastics, or helping the local community—his café is doing its part.   

Expert View: How Letting Insurance Companies Use Risk-Based Pricing Lowers Premiums

Risk-based pricing allows insurers to set prices based on the risk they assume and to tailor policies, and prices, to potential customers.

The Path Forward: Unvaccinated Far More Likely to be Hospitalized as Delta Variant Spreads

This week’s Path Forward event featured a discussion about the safety of COVID vaccines and the spread of the Delta variant.