Jim Wilkinson (communications)

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James Richard Wilkinson was the Chief of Staff to Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson in the George W. Bush administration.wikipedia
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Too Big to Fail (film)

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In 2011, he was portrayed in the HBO film Too Big to Fail by actor Topher Grace.

Tenaha, Texas

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Wilkinson was born in 1970 and grew up and went to high school in the small town of Tenaha in East Texas, and initially planned to be an undertaker.
The best known alumnus of Tenaha High School is Jim Wilkinson (James R. Wilkinson), who gave up plans to become an undertaker to go to work for Republican Congressman Dick Armey in 1992.

Topher Grace

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In 2011, he was portrayed in the HBO film Too Big to Fail by actor Topher Grace.

Al Gore and information technology

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In 1999, during George W. Bush's campaign for President, Wilkinson helped sell the idea that Al Gore claimed to have "invented the Internet".
Jim Wilkinson, who at the time was working as congressman Dick Armey's spokesman, also helped sell the idea that Gore claimed to have "invented the internet."

White House Iraq Group

In public relations preparations for 2003 invasion of Iraq, Wilkinson was part of the White House Iraq Group under Karl Rove and Scooter Libby.

Chief of staff

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James Richard Wilkinson was the Chief of Staff to Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson in the George W. Bush administration.

United States Secretary of the Treasury

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James Richard Wilkinson was the Chief of Staff to Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson in the George W. Bush administration.

George W. Bush

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James Richard Wilkinson was the Chief of Staff to Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson in the George W. Bush administration.

White House

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He had previously served in the White House as Deputy Communications Director and as an aide to then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, and moved to the US State Department on her promotion to Secretary of State.

National Security Advisor (United States)

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He had previously served in the White House as Deputy Communications Director and as an aide to then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, and moved to the US State Department on her promotion to Secretary of State.

Condoleezza Rice

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He had previously served in the White House as Deputy Communications Director and as an aide to then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, and moved to the US State Department on her promotion to Secretary of State.

United States Department of State

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He had previously served in the White House as Deputy Communications Director and as an aide to then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, and moved to the US State Department on her promotion to Secretary of State.

United States Secretary of State

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He had previously served in the White House as Deputy Communications Director and as an aide to then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, and moved to the US State Department on her promotion to Secretary of State.

Financial crisis of 2007–08

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Wilkinson left politics after the global financial crisis, and now works in public relations.

Public relations

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Wilkinson left politics after the global financial crisis, and now works in public relations.

PepsiCo

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He served The Brunswick Group as a Managing Partner from January 2009 to April 2012, when he joined PepsiCo as Executive Vice President of Communications.

HBO

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In 2011, he was portrayed in the HBO film Too Big to Fail by actor Topher Grace.

Alibaba Group

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He previously served as the Senior Vice President and Head of International Corporate Affairs for the Alibaba Group.

Funeral director

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Wilkinson was born in 1970 and grew up and went to high school in the small town of Tenaha in East Texas, and initially planned to be an undertaker.

Bachelor of Business Administration

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Wilkinson received his BBA in finance from UT Arlington in 1993 and his M.S. in government from Johns Hopkins University.

University of Texas at Arlington

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Wilkinson received his BBA in finance from UT Arlington in 1993 and his M.S. in government from Johns Hopkins University.

Master of Science

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Wilkinson received his BBA in finance from UT Arlington in 1993 and his M.S. in government from Johns Hopkins University.

Johns Hopkins University

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Wilkinson received his BBA in finance from UT Arlington in 1993 and his M.S. in government from Johns Hopkins University.

Dick Armey

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He started working for Republican Congressman Dick Armey in 1992 —staying until 2000 —and worked as the spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee.

National Republican Congressional Committee

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He started working for Republican Congressman Dick Armey in 1992 —staying until 2000 —and worked as the spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee.