LOUISVILLE, KY—J. Scott Jennings, special assistant to President George W. Bush and a close advisor to recently-drparted White House senior advisor Karl Rove, has joined Peritus Public Relations of Kentucky as director of strategic development.
Jennings served the Bush administration as a liaison for members of Congress, state and local officials, and key business, political and community leaders nationwide. His first job at the White House was as a political affairs liaison for 11 southern states, including Kentucky and Tennessee. Before joining the White House in January 2005, Jennings managed Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign in New Mexico.
As director of strategic development at Peritus, Jennings will leverage his experience to provide top-level strategic communications counsel for clients and continue to grow the firm’s national client base.