Rebecca Neale Hampson is Chief of Staff at Business Roundtable, responsible for assisting CEO Joshua Bolten in implementing the organization’s priorities. She also oversees the execution of Business Roundtable’s quarterly membership meetings and serves as the organization’s principal speechwriter.
Prior to joining Business Roundtable, Hampson was Chief of Staff to former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. In that role, she was a senior advisor to Secretary Paulson for major initiatives he led, including the Aspen Economic Strategy Group and the Paulson Institute. Hampson also led the Paulson Institute’s U.S.-China CEO Council for Sustainable Urbanization.
Earlier in her career, Hampson held public affairs and communications positions in the Bush Administration – at the White House, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Energy – where she served as a spokesperson on a range of Administration policies and initiatives. She later served as Communications Director at Teach For America.
Hampson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Indiana University Bloomington and a Master of Arts in Communications at The Johns Hopkins University.