As expected, former BPI and Pritzker Foundation staffer Cindy Moelis is headed to Washington.
See below for the formal announcement.
The White House Fellows program isn't anything giant but it does put Moelis at the center of the action and in contact with some of the country's best and brightest while they're on their way up.
Moelis is married to Bob Rivkin, who's also headed to Washington.
Rumor has it that CPS's Beth Swanson will be taking Moelis's place at Pritzker. Dunno if there's any truth to that.
of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2009
Obama Appoints Cindy S. Moelis as the Director for the Presidential Commission
on White House Fellows
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Barack
Obama appointed Cindy S. Moelis as the Director for the Presidential Commission
on White House Fellows.
White House Fellows Program was founded in 1964 by President Lyndon B.
Johnson. President Obama strongly supports the original mission of this
program: To encourage active citizenship and service to the nation.
Today, the purpose of the program is to help future leaders make an even more
significant difference. The program attracts and selects people with
extraordinary leadership ability and an interest in service to others.
Previously, the First Lady was involved in the Fellows selection process and
will continue to provide leadership and support.
Moelis most recently served as the
Executive Director of the Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation. Throughout
her career, she has diligently worked to preserve the public interest through
education reform and fighting social justice challenges.
Moelis holds an undergraduate degree
from the Wharton School of Business at the University
of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.
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