McCollum Aide Is Big Man on House Banking
McConnell, Bill, American Banker
From one perspective, it appears Doyle C. Bartlett is right back where he started.
Nearly 10 years after he left Rep. Bill McCollum's staff to begin a career as a banking lobbyist, Mr. Bartlett is again at the side of the Florida Republican - this time as his chief of staff.
But for both men, things have changed in a big way. They are now rising stars. Rep. McCollum is a conservative veteran of the House with close ties to its leaders, and Mr. Bartlett is a well-respected lawyer who has had a hand in crafting major banking legislation.
By rejoining Rep. McCollum's staff, Mr. Bartlett also renewed a professional relationship that had a dramatic impact on his personal life.
His career in banking law started when Rep. McCollum transferred him in 1985 from Orlando to Washington to be his representative on the Banking Committee's staff. The congressman also introduced Mr. Bartlett to Leslie Woolley, a staff member who would eventually become his wife. Today, Ms. Woolley is a senior official at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Rep. McCollum said he's thrilled to have his longtime friend on his staff. "I think it's terrific," he said. "He's a very easy person for me to work with."
Like the role of his boss, Mr. Bartlett's duties have expanded well beyond banking. His first task after rejoining Rep. McCollum's team in the …
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Publication information: Article title: McCollum Aide Is Big Man on House Banking. Contributors: McConnell, Bill - Author. Magazine title: American Banker. Volume: 161. Issue: 19 Publication date: January 30, 1996. Page number: 4. © 2009 SourceMedia, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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