Public Papers - 1990
Nomination of Wayne Lee Berman To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce
The President today announced his intention to nominate Wayne Lee Berman to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Counselor). In this capacity, he will serve as the senior adviser on policy matters to the Secretary and will coordinate the external affairs of the Department of Commerce.
Since 1989 Mr. Berman has served as Counselor to the Secretary of Commerce in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as Director of the Commerce Department transition team; director of congressional relations for the Bush-Quayle 1988 campaign and for the George Bush for President campaign; and partner with the consulting firm of Berman, Bergner and Boyette, Inc., in Washington, DC. In addition, Mr. Berman has served as director of corporate and political affairs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and as deputy to the director of the resources group for the 1980 Reagan-Bush transition.
Mr. Berman graduated from the University of Buffalo (B.A., 1978). He was born November 8, 1956, in Rochester, NY. Mr. Berman is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC.