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Brenda Becker

2013 Speaker

Brenda Becker brings an outstanding track record of success to Boston Scientific with more than 20 years of governmental experience. Before joining Boston Scientific, Becker was assistant to the vice president for legislative affairs. In this role, she was responsible for advising the Vice President of the United States and senior White House staff on legislative strategy in the House and Senate. She was also serving as a senior member of the White House Legislative Affairs team to develop strategy and policy on the administration’s legislative agenda while representing the Vice President, and serving as his liaison on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and the leadership team. Previously, Becker was assistant secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs for the United States Department of Commerce, where she provided advice and counsel to the Secretary of Commerce and other senior Commerce officials on Congressional and intergovernmental affairs issues. Prior to her role at the Commerce Department, Becker was vice president for Congressional Communications at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Becker earned a B.A. in political science and public administration from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from Central Michigan University.