Dallas Morning News – It’s every SMU grad’s dream: to be young, handsome, and closely involved with deciding how to spend $700 billion.
Attention, Class of 2000: Your fellow alum, Jeb Mason, is living it.
Mr. Mason, 32, has spent his entire career inside the Bush administration. His first assignment: running the mailroom for President George W. Bush’s transition office. His latest: overseeing the Treasury Department’s contacts with Washington’s influential community of lobbyists, trade groups and think tanks.
Mr. Mason is the gatekeeper to Henry Paulson, considered the most powerful treasury secretary in more than a decade.