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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

  • Jeremiah O. Norton – Member, Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

Jeremiah O. Norton, Nominee for Member, Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Jeremiah O. Norton is currently an Executive Director of J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC.  In this role, Mr. Norton advises financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate finance transactions.  Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Mr. Norton served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Policy at the Department of the Treasury from 2007 to 2009.  In that role, he led the Department’s office that developed, analyzed, and coordinated policies on legislative and regulatory issues affecting financial institutions.  Additionally, he oversaw the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program. Prior to his time at the U.S. Treasury, Mr. Norton served on the legislative staff of Representative Edward R. Royce as the primary advisor on banking and insurance issues.  Prior to joining Representative Royce, Mr. Norton worked in the Financial Institutions and Governments investment banking group at J.P. Morgan.  Mr. Norton received an A.B. in Economics from Duke University, and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.