Scott McClellan bio

1. Name: Scott McClellan
2. Title: Former White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush
3. Biography: A native of Texas, Scott McClellan worked as the Chief of Staff for Texas State Senator Tom Hayword (R-Wichita Falls) in 1995. In early 1999, McClellan became Deputy Communications Director for then-Governor of Texas George W. Bush.

McClellan was the Traveling Press Secretary for the Bush-Cheney 2000 Campaign and became Deputy Assistant to the President, then Principal Deputy Press Secretary in 2001. On June 20, 2003, President George W. Bush appointed McClellan as Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary, a post vacated by Ari Fleischer. On Apr. 9, 2006, McClellan announced his resignation from the Bush staff. His position was filled by Political Commentator Tony Snow.

He is currently a senior adviser to a global technology firm and communications strategist.

4. Involvement/ Affiliations:
  • Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary, 2003-2006
  • Deputy Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Press Secretary, 2001
  • Traveling Press Secretary for the Bush-Cheney Campaign, 2000
  • Deputy Communications Director for then-Texas Governor George W. Bush, 1999
  • Three-time Campaign Manager for his mother, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Carole Keeton Strayhorn
  • Chief of Staff for Texas State Senator Tom Hayword (R-Wichita Falls), 1995
  • Worked on grassroots outreach for lawsuit reform in Texas
5. Education:
  • B.A., Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin, 1991
6. Published Works:
  • What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception, 2008
7. Contact info: Craig Wiley, Literary Agent
Website: The Craig Wiley Agency
Email: cwiley@thewileyagency.com