A Brief Introduction To The ‘Right Hand’ Political Advisor
The chief recognition of Samuel Richard Sandy Berger is that the American personality was the ‘right-hand’ political consultant of the Former American President Bill Clinton. It’s from March 14th, 1997 to January 20th 2001; he served the Bill Clinton Administration as United State’s National Security Advisor. Prior to that, Berger offered his services as the Dy. National Security Advisor for Clinton Government and Administration, for a period of 4 years, from Jan 1993 to 1997.
Conversely, he was the Chairperson at the leading investment and finance management company Albright Stonebridge Group, a subsidiary of the renowned Albright Capital Management Inc. Being the senior most executive at Albright, Berger was wholly focused on the group’s major corporate client accounts scattered over Asia, Russia, Central Asia and Middle East. Albright offers specialized services on market planning, governmental factors, investment management advisory except for consultancies on economical factors. A number of top industry professionals from the segment of Law, Economics, Finance and Business Administration are associated with Albright community.
A Glance Back
Sandy Berger (AKA Samuel Richard Berger) was born on 28th Oct 1945 in a Jewish Family in Millerton, New York. His father was operating an Army Navy store. Sandy did his schooling from WEBUTUCK High School and completed his BA degree in 1967 from Cornell University. He also persuaded JURIS doctorate degree JD, from the major Harvard Law School in the year 1971. While at Cornell, Sandy became associated with Quill and Dagger Society and came in association with Stephen Hadley and Paul Wolfowitz. It’s during Vietnam War; he embarked on working for the Senator George McGovern and also participated in its presidential campaign. And during this time only, he came across Bill Clinton while their meeting advanced into a legendary friendship that lasted for decades. Berger is the person who recommended Clinton to chase for president position.
Berger served for Governor Clinton as his Sr. Foreign Policy Advisor and thereafter as Asst Transition Leader & Administrator for National Security during Clinton-Gore Transition in 1992. In Clinton’s first term administration (1993–1997), Berger was offered the vital position of Dy. National Security Advisor and he served as the next person to Anthony Lake. However, in Clinton’s second term of governance Berger came up and became the Assistant to the President Bill Clinton for National Security Affairs. He worked with great competence in this position and as a friend, philosopher and guide to American President from 97 to 2001.
Subsequent to leaving the Clinton’s Administration, Berger co-founded an international advisory firm Albright Stonebridge International and joined there as its Chairman. The advisory firm mainly focuses on supporting companies with consultancy services related to marketing, finance, and investment and so on. Its major clients are spread over China, Russia, Brazil and India. Sandy Berger was residing in the American University Park area, Washington DC. He was married to Susan Harrison Berger and was a loving father of three children.