Former Senator Judd Gregg, R-N.H., could be Commerce Secretary today if he wanted to. Instead, he's making bank:
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. today announced that Judd Gregg, a former three-term U.S. Senator from New Hampshire has been named an international advisor to the firm. He joins a group of 17 international advisors and will provide strategic advice to the firm and its clients, and assist in business development initiatives across our global franchise.
“Judd Gregg’s experience and insight will contribute significantly to our firm and our continuing focus on supporting economic growth,” said Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
The folks at Goldman want you to know, in case you're considering buying some GS shares, that "Senator Gregg was the ranking Republican member on the Appropriations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees."
I'll confess, I didn't get this one right. I predicted Gregg would do some freelance business consulting.
At Goldman, Gregg joins: