Thomas Shea

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For the ragtime composer, see Thomas Shea (composer). For the police officer involved in a shooting, see 1973 shooting in South Jamaica, Queens.

Thomas A. Shea is a Managing Director of Teneo Strategy, an independent trusted advisor and global partner to private and publicly traded corporations, governments, philanthropic organizations, institutions, and the individuals who lead them. [1] Before joining Teneo, he was a senior political adviser and Chief of Staff to New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine. Shea took over the chief of staff position when Corzine took office in January 2006. In June 2007, he was named the #6 most influential political personality in the state of New Jersey.[1] Shea held the position in Corzine's cabinet until his replacement by Brad Abelow as of September 1, 2007.[2]

Previously, Shea served as Chief of Staff in Corzine's United States Senate office. In 2004, he was the Florida campaign director for the Democratic national ticket of John Kerry and John Edwards. During the Clinton Administration, Shea served on the White House staff, as the director of communications and spokesman for the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and as a press attache at the U.S. Embassy in France, and in a senior position in the United States Department of State.

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  1. ^ PoliticsNJ.com Power List 2007, dated June 20, 2007.
  2. ^ Governor Taps Brad Abelow As Chief Of Staff, Governor of New Jersey press release dated August 7, 2007. Accessed June 21, 2008.