Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Obama nominates Sally Jewell, CEO of outdoors equipment company REI, for secretary of the Interior

President Obama is expected to nominate Sally Jewell, chief executive of outdoors equipment company Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), to replace Ken Salazar as secretary of the Interior. The choice of Jewell, who began her career as an engineer for Mobil Oil and worked as a commercial banker, represents an unconventional choice for a post usually reserved for career politicians from the West. While she boasts little policy experience, Jewell has earned national recognition for her management skills and support for outdoor recreation and habitat conservation! Read more HERE!
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