Tucker McNeil has been a speechwriter and communications advisor for nearly 20 years. He is Senior Director for Executive Communications at Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mr. McNeil was previously a communications director and spokesperson for MWV, the paper and packaging company. Earlier he was speechwriter for Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman, and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. He began his career as press secretary for Congressman Mark Sanford of South Carolina. Mr. McNeil is a graduate of the University of Virginia.