Former Monsanto Director-State Government Affairs Marcia Hale appointed Democratic National Convention manager. Prior to working at Monsanto, Hale served as director of intergovernmental affairs at the White House. Hale also held the title of convention manager for Michael Dukakis' 1998 presidential campaign. Other members of Gore's inner circle have been pulled from the industry. Gore's chief domestic policy advisor during his vice presidency, David Beier, is a former Genentech VP-government relations
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