|17th Assistant to the President for Public Liaison|
August 2006 – February 2007
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Lezlee Westine|
|Succeeded by||Julie E. Cram|
|Spouse(s)||Mark E. Keenum|
|Alma mater||Mississippi State University|
Rhonda Keenum served as Director of the Office of Public Liaison from August 2006 to February. 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.
Rhonda Keenum is married to Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum.