Global Conference 2010
Senior Advisor, U.S. Treasury Department; White House Senior Counselor for Manufacturing Policy
Ron Bloom is a Senior Advisor in the U.S. Treasury Department and White House Senior Counselor for Manufacturing Policy. Working closely with the National Economic Council, Bloom provides leadership on policy development and strategic planning for the president's agenda to revitalize the manufacturing sector. He is also assigned to the President's Task Force on the Automotive Industry and helped lead the restructuring of General Motors and Chrysler. Before joining the Treasury Department, he was a special assistant to the president of the United Steelworkers, one of the founding partners of the investment banking firm of Keilin and Bloom, a vice president at the investment banking firm of Lazard Freres & Co., and a research and negotiating specialist for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Bloom received a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.