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Margaret Spellings

President and CEO, Margaret Spellings & Company; Senior Advisor, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; U.S. Secretary of Education,

Margaret Spellings is President and CEO of Margaret Spellings and Company and a leading national expert on public policy. Spellings also serves as a senior advisor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and President of U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. As well, her work includes guiding philanthropic and private sector organizations in meeting their strategic goals.

From 2005 to 2009 Spellings served as the U.S. Secretary of Education, overseeing an agency with a nearly $70 billion budget and more than 10,000 employees and contractors.  Prior to serving in the Cabinet, Spellings was the Chief Domestic Policy Advisor to the President of the United States of America from 2001 to 2005. 

Prior to her service in the White House, Spellings was senior advisor to then-Governor George W. Bush of Texas, led governmental and external relations for the Texas Association of School Boards, and has served in key positions at Austin Community College and with the Texas Legislature.



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