Wednesday, October 23, 2013 3:08 am
A look at Jeffrey D. Zients, Obama's Mr. Fix-it
By The Associated Press
AGE-BIRTHPLACE - 46; Kensington, Md.
EDUCATION - Bachelor's degree in political science, Duke University, 1988.
EXPERIENCE - Designated to serve as director, National Economic Council, beginning Jan. 1, 2014; acting director, Office of Management and Budget, January 2012-April 2013 and July-November 2010; deputy director for management at OMB and chief performance officer of the U.S., June 2009-July 2010; two decades as a CEO, management consultant and business executive.
FAMILY - Wife, Mary, and four children.
QUOTE - "We must and will continue to improve our operations and ensure we provide efficient and effective services to the American people." - Zients in OMB blog post, Sept. 12, 2012.