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ATA taps Burgeson

The Air Transport Association of America Inc. (ATA) has named Christine Burgeson, a former senior lobbyist for President George W. Bush and Citigroup, as senior vice president, global government affairs.

Burgeson has worked at the highest levels of both government and the private sector. Most recently, she headed her own consulting firm in Washington, CMB Insights, LLC. Prior to that, she spent seven years at Citigroup, where she was managing director of federal government affairs in the Citi Global Government Affairs office.

Before joining Citigroup, Burgeson served President George W. Bush as special assistant to the President for legislative affairs. She joined the legislative affairs office after two years as the Senate deputy associate director for the Office of Management and Budget.

She began her career in Washington in 1995 on the staff of then-Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.).

Burgeson holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and business from the University of Mississippi.

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