Obama announces his nominee for Interior Secretary

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by AP/WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 7:07 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 6 at 10:19 PM

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

AGE: 56

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.


 

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