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Antonio Fratto -- Department of the Treasury
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs

Tony Fratto is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In this position, Mr. Fratto is responsible for media relations for the Department of the Treasury, including planning strategies on how to present issues to the media; representing senior Treasury officials to the media; providing tactical communications counsel; acting as a Treasury spokesman; and representing the Bush Administration's views on issues to the press, and through them, to the general public. Mr. Fratto serves as the Treasury Department’s primary spokesman on issues of international affairs. This portfolio includes issues related to international finance and trade; the International Monetary Fund; the multilateral development banks; development policy; and the activity of the Group of Seven finance ministers.. In addition, President Bush has appointed Mr. Fratto to serve on the President’s Task Force on Puerto Rico’s Status. The Task Force works to consider and clarify options for the future status of the Commonwealth, and to ultimately provide advice and recommendations to the President and Congress. Mr. Fratto has served at the Treasury Department since March 2001, first as a public affairs specialist and then as the Director of the Office of Public Affairs. In these positions, he held primary responsibility for the Department’s communications regarding international finance and development issues, as well as daily oversight of the office’s personnel and budget. Prior to his experience at the Treasury Department, Mr. Fratto has served in a variety of communication and government positions, including work as a communications specialist for the Bush-Cheney 2000 campaign in Pennsylvania; Vice President of Government Affairs for the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance; Director of Community and Economic Affairs (Pittsburgh) for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge; and Communications Director for U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA). Mr. Fratto is a 1988 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, earning a BA in Economics, and attended the University’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs with a concentration on international political economy.

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