Adewale Ademoye biography, wikipedia, Nationality, career, Age, net worth, and everything you need to know about Adewale Ademoye.
Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo (born May 20, 1981) is a Nigerian-American government official serving as the United States deputy secretary of the treasury. He was the first president of the Obama Foundation and also served during the Obama administration as the deputy national security advisor for international economics from 2015 to 2016 and deputy director of the National Economic Council.
Name: Adewale O. Adeyemo
Born: May 20, 1981 (age 41)
Political party: Democratic
education: University of California, Berkeley (BA)
Yale University (JD)
Adewale Ademoye biography
Adeyemo was born to Yoruba parents in Ibadan, Nigeria and raised in Southern California. His father was a teacher and his mother was a nurse. He has two younger siblings. After graduating from Eisenhower High School in Rialto, California in 1999, he received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2004 and a juris doctor degree from Yale Law School in 2009.
Adeyemo served as the director of African American outreach for the John Kerry 2004 presidential campaign and was based in the San Francisco office.
Prior to joining the Obama administration, Adeyemo worked as an editor at the Hamilton Project. Adeyemo then served as senior advisor and deputy chief of staff to Jack Lew in the United States Department of the Treasury. Adeyemo later worked as a negotiator on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He also served as the first chief of staff of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under Elizabeth Warren.
Once the Trump administration began in 2017, Adeyemo began working as a senior advisor at the investment house, BlackRock, one of largest asset managers in the world, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In 2019 he became the inaugural president of the Obama Foundation. In late 2020, President-Elect Joseph Biden nominated Adeyemo to be Deputy Secretary of Treasury. Adeyemo would be the first black deputy of the department and he would be working alongside Janet L. Yellen, the first woman to serve as secretary.
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