Brian Deese Biography

Brian Deese is the 13th Director of the National Economic Council, reporting to President Joe Biden. The Senate did not require to confirm the direction of the NEC because it is not a cabinet-level appointment. Deese previously worked at BlackRock Inc. as the global head of sustainable investing, a post he held since 2017.

Early Life

Brian Deese was born in Massachusetts, United States, on February 17, 1978. We can only deduce that he comes from a respectable and forward-thinking family. He graduated from Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts in international politics and economics in 2000 and Yale Law School with a Juris Doctorate in 2009. Deese was a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship in 2002, but he did not receive the award.

Brian Deese Career

Deese served as a research assistant at the Center for Global Development and as a junior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Later, he worked at the Center for American Progress as a senior policy analyst for economic policy under Gene Sperling. Deese joined Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign after leaving the Center for American Progress. Deese worked as an economic counselor to Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign after Clinton was defeated in the primaries. Brian was named as a special assistant to the president for economic policy in the National Economic Council at the start of Obama’s term.

Deese was nominated deputy director of the NEC in 2011. For the White House, he was in charge of policy development in the areas of taxes, financial regulation, housing, renewable energy, manufacturing, and the automobile sector. In the summer of 2013, Deese was named deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget. His title was changed to Senior Advisor to the President. Deese played a key part in the December 2015 negotiations for the Paris Climate Agreement while in this capacity. Brian was a key person in the 2015 Bipartisan Budget Act, which expanded federal spending. Deese was appointed by President Obama to monitor the Supreme Court nominee process in February 2016.

Brian Deese Biography

Real Name Brian Christopher Deese
Birth Date 17 February 1978
Age (as of 2021) 43 Years
Birth Place Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality American
Profession Economic and Political Advisor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 182 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 88 kg  –  in Pounds –  194 lbs
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Average

Family

Father
Mother
Sister
Brother

Qualification/Education

School
College Middlebury College, Yale University, Yale Law School

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Kara Arsenault
Children Not Known

Personal Life

Brian Deese is married to Kara Arsenault in 2017, however, it doesn’t appear that the pair has yet to conceive a child. It’s also been established that the husband and wife duo attended the same high school, so we can assume that they met and fell in love from the start. When it comes to his social media presence, he is yet to be discovered on Instagram. Aside from that, he is active and has a verified Twitter account with over 58.7K followers. As a political advisor, he primarily tweets about current political issues or controversies.

Brian Deese Net Worth

The net worth of Brian Deese is reported to be around $3 million. Deese made his money as a government employee and in the private sector. Deese managed BlackRock’s Sustainable Investing Team, which is responsible for discovering long-term return drivers linked to environmental, social, and governance challenges. Deese’s pay was at least $2.3 million during this time, with the option of earning an extra $2.4 million through BlackRock’s restricted stock plan.

Trivia

  • He co-authored the book Delivering on Debt Relief, which was published by The New York Times.
  • As part of the presidential transition, he was a member of the Economic Policy Working Group.
  • He became known as “one of the industry’s most powerful voices.”
  • Brian was one of the “most powerful, least well-known” people in Washington.
  • In the summer of 2014, he served as the acting director for a short time.
  • Brian is also an author, and his first book, “Delivering on Debt Relief,” was recently released.

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