SARAH BLOOM RASKIN Position
SARAH BLOOM RASKIN

Ms. Raskin is the former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. As the second-in-command at the Treasury from March 2014 to January 2017, Raskin emphasized innovative solutions to enhance Americans’ shared prosperity, the resilience of our country’s critical financial infrastructures and consumer safeguards in the financial marketplace. Prior to serving at the Treasury, Raskin was a governor of the Federal Reserve Board and a member of the Federal Open Market Committee, where she helped conduct the nation’s monetary policy and promote financial stability. Raskin also previously served as commissioner of financial regulation for the State of Maryland from 2007 to 2010. She and her agency were responsible for regulating Maryland’s financial institutions during the height of the Great Recession. Ms. Raskin’s private sector experience includes having served as Managing Director at the Promontory Financial Group, General Counsel of the WorldWide Retail Exchange, and General Counsel of Columbia Energy Services Corporation. Earlier in her career she served as Banking Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Ms. Raskin received her B.A. in economics from Amherst College, and she received her J.D. from Harvard Law School.