Individual Author Record
General InformationNon-Fiction Born: 1946 in Palm Beach, Florida Sites:
Illinois ConnectionPaulson was raised in Barrington Hills, Illinois and graduated in 1964 from Barrington High School.
Biographical and Professional InformationPaulson was a star athlete at Barrington High School, a champion wrestler and stand-out football player. He attended Darmouth and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. Paulson was Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense at The Pentagon from 1970 to 1972. He then worked for the administration of U.S. President Richard Nixon, serving as assistant to John Ehrlichman from 1972 to 1973. Paulson was nominated on May 30, 2006, by U.S. President George W. Bush to succeed John Snow as the Treasury Secretary. On June 28, 2006, he was confirmed by the United States Senate to serve in the position, which he did until 2009.
*''You, Me & The U.S. Economy: A Plainspoken Story of Financial Crisis'', RosettaBooks, 2010*''On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System'', Business Plus, 2011