WASHINGTON: The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that Didem Nisanci will serve as Janet Yellen’s chief of staff once Yellen is confirmed by the Senate.
Nisanci, who most recently served as global head of public policy at Bloomberg L.P., was previously the chief of staff for the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Obama-Biden administration.
Jason Leibenluft will serve as counselor to the Treasury secretary after having been a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He worked during the Obama-Biden administration in a variety of roles, including deputy director of the National Economic Council.
Other staff picks, according to Treasury, include Calvin Mitchell as the assistant secretary for public affairs. Mitchell previously served in Treasury’s public affairs office during the Obama-Biden administration and also served in various government communications roles at the State Department, the National Security Council and the White House press office.
Alfred I. Johnson, who served as a special assistant to the White House chief of staff in the Obama-Biden administration, will be a deputy chief of staff at Treasury, as will Julie Brinn Siegel, who…