You might remember the former Counselor to the President, John Podesta. He served President Barack Obama from January 1, 2014, to February 13, 2015. Podesta is now the Chairman of the presidential campaign for Hillary Clinton.
His name has time and again come as one of the highest paying staffs in the United States. Though his pay scale has not been disclosed in this campaign, it has been estimated to be in several hundred thousand dollars. From this also, you can estimate his net worth to be in millions. But that is not all. Let’s go ahead on what he have done till now.
Before becoming the Counselor of the President, he was White House Chief of Staff. He was the White House Staff Secretary from January 20, 1993, to June 30, 1995, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations from January 20, 1997, to October 20, 1998. In all these three times, he served the-then President Bill Clinton.
Born in a multicultural family on January 8, 1949, in Chicago, Podesta got his education from the local university, Lane Tech High School. You might not know that he has the J.D. and at his early career, he served Department of Justice as a trial attorney.
After seeing there is potential in political career, he started to proceed it alongside. Before his periods in White House, he worked as the Counselor for Senator Thomas Daschle and also Counsel on the Majority Staff. He is also the co-founder of “Podesta Associates” which was established with the help of his brother in 1988.
Besides his political career, he has also been hired from different rich people as a consultant. Billionaire Hansjorg Wyss paid him $87,000 to explore the prevention of energy.
Moreover, he authored a book “The Power of Progress” in 2008 where he focused on how America can save the climate and also the economy. Podesta is also the former president of CAP (Center for American Progress) and now the Counselor and the Chairperson.
Following Roman Catholic by religion, Podesta has been blessed with three children. His wife, Mary S. Podesta, is the attorney of Washington D.C. His family life is also prosperous just like his career.
Also known as “Think Tank” by many people, he has been one of the successful staffs who have prospered on his political career. If you want to know more about his bio, you can visit Wikipedia. Plus, you can also find about his salary in Tabloids.
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