Rhonda Keenum

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Rhonda Keenum
17th Assistant to the President for Public Liaison
In office
August 2006 – February 2007
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Lezlee Westine
Succeeded by Julie E. Cram
Personal details
Born Booneville, Mississippi
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mark E. Keenum
Alma mater Mississippi State University
Occupation Politician

Rhonda Newman Keenum is a lobbyist for The WIT Group and former Republican operative who worked for President George W. Bush.[1]


Rhonda Keenum served as Director of the Office of Public Liaison from August 2006 to February.[2] She was also Assistant Secretary for Trade Promotion and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service, where she managed operations dedicated to assisting American companies to export and succeed in global markets.

Prior to joining the Administration, Ms. Keenum served as Senior Vice President of Edelman Public Relations. Earlier in her career, she worked for Congressman Roger Wicker as his Administrative Assistant and Press Secretary. Keenum also served as Deputy Director of Convention and Meetings at the Republican National Committee.

Personal Life[edit]

Rhonda Keenum is married to Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum.


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