The President today announced the appointment of Thomas F.X. Needles to be Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of Presidential Personnel.
Since 1989 Mr. Needles has served as a Deputy Associate Director of Presidential Personnel. Prior to this, he was a press aide on the George Bush for President campaign, 1988; press secretary and legislative assistant to Representative Daniel E. Lungren (R - CA), 1985 - 1988; an associate with Needles Development Co. of Cleveland, OH, 1982 - 1984; and a legal assistant with Squire, Sanders and Dempsey in Cleveland, OH, 1981 - 1982.
Mr. Needles graduated from Walsh College (B.A., 1981) and John Carroll University (M.A., 1984). He was born April 20, 1959, in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Needles resides in Washington, DC.