The Senator was also instrumental in the establishing of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in 1999. Gregg was nominated for Secretary of Commerce in the Cabinet by President Barack Obama but withdrew his name on February 12 2009. While chairman of this committee Gregg has been a steadfast supporter of lower spending.
On May 27 2011 Goldman Sachs announced that Gregg had been named an international advisor to the firm. He currently serves as the Chair of the Public Advisory Board at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College. Judd Alan Gregg (born February 14 1947) served as the 76th Governor of New Hampshire and was a United States Senator from New Hampshire who served as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.