May 19, 93

Vol. 08 , No. 10   


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From Inside the Clinton Campaign
TIMOTHY WRIGHT III '77
TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1993

What was it like to work on Bill Clinton's presidential campaign? Find out from CMC alumnus Tim Wright, who served as domestic policy director to the campaign.

After the election, Mr. Wright served on the Clinton transition team as chief policy specialist for the Health and Human Services Cluster, which included the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of Veterans' Affairs. Additionally, he led the confirmation team for Henry Cisneros as secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Mr. Wright is an expert in urban economic development. In Chicago, he has served as Commissioner of Economic Development, where he was responsible for the formulation of economic development policy, programming project development and implementation. He also pioneered Chicago's Minority Leveraged Buyout Program, a program supporting the acquisition of industrial companies by qualified minority entrepreneurs. Currently, Mr. Wright is Of Counsel to the Chicago-based law firm of Sachnoff & Weaver, Ltd.

Mr. Wright graduated from CMC in 1977 with dual degrees in economics and political science. He also holds a JD from UCLA Law School