President Obama announced business executive Sally Jewell as his nominee to replace Ken Salazar as Interior Secretary.
Biographical Information for Sally Jewell
NAME: Sally Jewell
EDUCATION: Graduate of University of Washington, bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, 1978.
FAMILY: Husband, Warren; two grown children. Lives in Seattle.
CAREER: President and chief executive officer, Recreational Equipment Inc., 2005-present; chief operating officer, 2000-2005; president, commercial banking group, Washington Mutual, 1996-2000; president, WestOne Bank, 1992-1995; executive, Rainier Bank/Security Pacific, 1981-1992; engineer, Mobil Oil Corp., 1978-1981.