Keith Hennessey is a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University. He served as a White House economic adviser during the Bush administration. Previously, Mr. Hennessey spent eight years on Capitol Hill, most of it working as Economic Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS). He also worked for Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) on the staff of the Senate Budget Committee, and on the staff of the 1994 Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform. <br /> <br /> Before coming to Washington in 1994, he spent two years developing software at Symantec Corporation and two years at Harvard where he received a Master in Public Policy degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government. He earned a BAS degree in math and political science from Stanford in 1990. Mr. Hennessey is single and lives in Arlington, Virginia.