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Tucker Eskew

Founding Partner, Vianovo

Tucker Eskew has helped lead opinion during some of the nation's most intense public debates. He played leadership roles in both Bush-Cheney campaigns and in 2008 was counselor to the GOP vice-presidential nominee.

He served as Deputy Assistant to the President from 2001-2003, heading Media Affairs and then Global Communications.

After 9/11, Tucker served in London as the President's wartime communications representative to No. 10 Downing Street.

Tucker began working in technology marketing and web communications in the mid-90s, when he co-founded an electronic commerce business and then started a South Carolina-based public relations and business-consulting firm.

He served eight years as Press Secretary to South Carolina Governor Carroll Campbell. Tucker began his career on President Ronald Reagan's 1984 re-election campaign.

Tucker serves on the board of the Melanoma Research Foundation, he volunteers at St. Paul's Episcopal in Alexandria, Virginia, and he mentors students as a communication advisory council member at the College of Charleston. He graduated with a B.A. in Political Science (departmental honors) from the University of the South (Sewanee).

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B.A., political science, University of the South (Sewanee)