WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced the nomination of Graham Steele to be Assistant Secretary of Financial Institutions at the Department of Treasury. Steele worked for Chair Brown as Legislative Assistant for 5 years before serving as Minority Chief Counsel for the Senate Banking and Housing Committee. He also served as Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection and is currently the Director of the Corporations and Society Initiative at the Stanford Graduate School of Business:

“This is an excellent choice by President Biden. Graham Steele spent his career fighting Wall Street greed – on the side of working families and consumers,” said Brown. “I am confident that as Assistant Secretary, Mr. Steele will support the President’s fight to address income inequality, climate change, and systemic racism, and to make our economy more just for workers. I fully support his nomination and urge my colleagues to do the same.”

 

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