Weber, Vin - from United States

ID: 240778
Organization: GMF
Country of meeting: in the year 2001

Partner at Mercury in Washington, D.C. He provides strategic advice to institutions with matters before the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. He has successfully advised numerous clients on matters pertaining to mergers & acquisitions, crisis management, strategic communications and international strategies.

Plains States Regional Chairman for Bush-Cheney ’04

Opened Clark & Weinstock’s Washington, D.C., office in 1994 as a Managing Partner

President and Co-Director of Empower America with Jack Kemp, Jeane Kirkpatrick, and Bill Bennett from 1993 to 1994

Represented Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District in United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1993

Member of the Appropriations Committee and an elected member of the House Republican Leadership

Campaign Manager and chief Minnesota aide to Senator Rudy Boschwitz from 1978 to 1980

Co-Publisher of the Murray County Herald from 1976 to 1978

Named number five on a list of Washington’s 50 top lobbyists by Washingtonian Magazine

Featured in numerous national publications, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, National Journal, and the New Republic

Appears frequently on major television outlets, including NBC’s Nightly News, News Hour with Jim Lehrer on PBS, ABC’s This Week, the CBS Early Show, Fox News Channel, CNN, and MSNBC

A Senior Fellow at the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota and Co-Director of the Policy Forum

Serves on the Board of The Council on Foreign Relations and co-chaired a major independent task force on U.S. Policy Toward Reform in the Arab World with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

Former Chairman of the National Endowment for Democracy and former member of the U.S. Secretary of Defense’s Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee

Served on the U.S. Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion

Board member of several private sector and nonprofit organizations, including ITT Educational Services, The Lenox Group, and the Aspen Institute

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