Prior to joining NextEra Energy, Busse served as senior policy adviser to U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and was senior director for speechwriting at The White House for President George W. Bush. From 2000 to 2005 he served in the administration of Florida Governor Jeb Bush, first as his chief speechwriter and then as his deputy policy director. Before entering public service, he worked in the television industry.
Busse earned his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Princeton University and a master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He lives in Jupiter, Fla., with his wife and two daughters. They are members of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.