Chief of Staff
David Vandivier became Chief of Staff in October 2011. Before joining the Council, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax and Budget in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the US Treasury Department. Vandivier has worked on the US Senate Budget Committee, the Office of Management and Budget and the Treasury Department. Vandivier has an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and a B.A. from Franklin College of Indiana.
Director of Macroeconomic Forecasting
Steven Braun has been CEA's Director of Macroeconomic Forecasting since 1996. Prior to his current position, Dr. Braun was a senior economist at the Council, a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and an economist at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Director of Statistical Office
Adrienne Pilot has been CEA's Director of Statistical Office for five years. Previously, she worked in the Office of Statistical and Science Policy at the Office of Management and Budget and as a regional economist with the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Director of Finance and Administration
Archana Snyder is the Director of Finance and Administration. She has worked at EOP since 1999 and has worked for the White House and the Office of Administration.
Bevin Ashenmiller specializes in energy and the environment. She received a BA from Princeton University and a Ph.D. from UC Santa Barbara. She is on leave from Occidental College in Los Angeles, where she is an Associate Professor of Economics.
Sue Helper specializes in manufacturing policy. She received a BA from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. She is on leave from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she has been the Chair of the Economics Department and Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics of the Weatherhead School of Management.
Chinhui Juhn specializes in labor policy. She received a BA in Economics from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Chicago. She is on leave from University of Houston, where she is a Professor of Economics.
Paul Lengermann specializes in macroeconomics. He received a BS and MS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and an MA and Ph.D. in Economics from University of Maryland. He is on leave from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where he is a Senior Economist in the Industrial Output section of the Division of Research and Statistics.
Emily Lin specializes in tax policy. She received a BBA from National Taiwan University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan. She is on detail from the Treasury Department, where she is a Financial Economist in the Office of Tax Analysis.
Rodney Ludema specializes in international economics. He received an MA, M.Phil, and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Columbia University. He is on leave from Georgetown University, where he is an Associate Professor of Economics.
James Williamson specializes in public finance issues in agricultural and resource economics. He received a BS in Finance and Economics from the University of Vermont and a Ph.D. in Economics from Syracuse University. He is on detail from the US Department of Agriculture, where he is an Economist in the Economic Research Service.
Wes Yin specializes in health economics and policy. He is on leave from Boston University, where he is an Assistant Professor of Economics. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a former Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy at Harvard University. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.
David Cho received a BS from Georgetown University. He previously worked as a research assistant in the Federal Reserve Board as an associate at Morgan Stanley.
Brian Amorosi, Program Analyst
Sarah Murray, Economic Statistician
Emily Berret, Special Assistant to the Members
Michael Bourgeois, Special Assistant to the Chairman
Natasha Lawrence, Staff Assistant
Doris Searles, Administrative and Information Management Specialist