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Mrs. David Gregory

Mrs. David Gregory

Beth Wilkinson, wife of David Gregory (NBC/MSNBC)
Beth Wilkinson Wiki

Beth’s bio as found on Fannie Mae website as of September 29, 2008.

Beth A. Wilkinson is Fannie Mae’s executive vice president – general counsel and corporate secretary. She reports directly to the chief executive officer. Wilkinson has oversight and management responsibility for all legal issues, strategies, services and resources. Additionally, she serves as the business-oriented, senior legal advisor to the board of directors, chief executive officer, and members of the senior management team.

Prior to joining Fannie Mae, Wilkinson was a partner and co-chair, White Collar Practice Group for Latham & Watkins, LLP, Washington, D.C. Before joining Latham, Wilkinson served as special counsel to the deputy U.S. attorney general. During her tenure at the Department of Justice, Wilkinson was appointed principal deputy of the Terrorism & Violent Crime Section and a prosecutor on the trial team in U.S. v. McVeigh and Nichols.

Wilkinson served in the United States Army as an assistant to the general counsel of the Army for Intelligence & Special Operations. While in that position she was selected to serve as Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida to assist in the U.S. v. Noriega case. Wilkinson joined the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. Wilkinson twice received the Attorney General’s Exceptional Service Award, the only two time recipient in the history of the Department of Justice.

Wilkinson has a juris doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law and a bachelor of arts from Princeton University.

Originally Published: February 22, 2006
Last Revised: December 18, 2007

Now, take a look at this video… who is that lady in back of the CEO and other officers of Fannie Mae? None other than Mrs. David Gregory… or Beth Wilkinson.

Perhaps this kind of incident is why some women keep their maiden names after they get married – to avoid the general public making a connection between them and their significant others in journalism… or whatever other career they go into.


Written by sensibleviews

September 29, 2008 at 9:46 am

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