Who is Adewale Adeyemo? Mini-Biography and Facts about the Nigerian-born US Deputy Treasury Secretary Appointee

Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo (Image from his Twitter profile)

Top 10 facts about Adewale Adeyemo

  1. Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo was born in Nigeria to Nigerian parents in the year 1981 but his family migrated to the US when he was a baby.
  2. He grew up with his younger brother and sister in the east of Los Angeles, California.
  3. Adeyemo obtained his first degree from the University of California, UC Berkeley.
  4. He also holds a J.D from Yale Law School; this degree gives him a general overview knowledge about United States law.
  5. In 2013, Adewale Adeyemo worked as a senior advisor and deputy chief of staff to the 76th United States secretary of the treasury, Jack Lew.
  6. He was the first chief of staff at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under Elizabeth Warren.
  7. Under President Barack Obama, Adewale Adeyemo was the deputy national security advisor and deputy director of the National Economic Council.
  8. He served as the senior advisor to the vice chairman at BlackRock Inc. between May 2017 and December 2019 and was recently at the President Barack Obama Foundation.
  9. Wally Adeyemo represented President Barack Obama at some G7 summit and the G20 international forums as well.
  10. US 2020 President-elect, Joe Biden, picked Adewale Adeyemo to serve as the deputy treasury secretary He will be the first black deputy at the treasury.

Adewale Adeyemo Biography: Early Life

Adewale Adeyemo Education

Adewale Adeyemo: Career

Joe Biden Picks Adewale Adeyemo

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