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#2 | Celebrating the Bush Center's top ten milestones of 2011
Milestone #2: Grew Bush Center staff and Fellows to meet the demands of our programs and initiatives One important part of rolling out the programs and initiatives we’ve highlighted in milestones ten through three? Making sure we have the best and brightest team leading the work. In 2011, the Bush Center hired innovators and leaders in every area of engagement within the Bush Institute, including some of the most well known scholars in education, human freedom, global health and economic growth. Joining the teams already in place, these additions have rounded our capabilities and help shape the results achieved through the work of the Center. If you’re a regular follower of our blog, most of these names will be familiar to you. But for those of you who haven’t yet been introduced to the team, and to our new team members, we urge you to check out their bios and visit back here often to learn about what they’re working on.
Hannah Abney directs strategic communications and messaging for the George W. Bush Presidential Center, leading a team responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies that help advance the Bush Center’s work in developing leaders, fostering policy, and taking action to save and change lives.
Prior to joining the Bush Center, she led public relations activities for consumer and non-profit brands at The Richards Group. Abney also led communications efforts at a national retail trade association in Washington, DC, and served in the George W. Bush Administration in the Vice President’s Office.
A native of Milwaukee, WI, she is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University (B.A., Music) and lives in Dallas with her husband and young sons.Full Bio
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