(CNN) – Kenneth Baer, a senior adviser in the White House, will leave his position at the end of next week, Baer confirmed Wednesday to CNN.
Baer serves as the associate director of communications and strategic planning in the Office of Management and Budget.
He plans to return to the private sector, though did not specify where he will work, after taking a family vacation.
Prior to his current role, Baer served a senior speechwriter to Vice President Gore and co-founded “Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.”
- CNN Correspondent Athena Jones contributed to this report.