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Jack Markell's Biography

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Full Name:

Jack Markell




Wife: Carla, 2 Children: Michael, Molly

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Birth Place:

Newark, DE

Home City:

Wilmington, DE



MBA, University of Chicago, 1985

BA, Economics/Development Studies, Brown University, 1982

Governor, State of Delaware, 2009-2017

Treasurer, State of Delaware, 1999-2009

Co-Chair, Common Core Standards Initiative, present

Board Member, National Assessment Governing Board, present

Chair, National Board of Directors for Jobs for America's Graduates, present

Chair, National Governors Association (NGA), present

Chair, Economic Development and Commerce Committee, National Governors Association, 2010

Chair, Education, Early Childhood and Workforce Committee, National Governors Association, 2010

Co-Chair, Governor's Task Force for Financial Independence, 2002

Chair, Information Services Task Force, 2001

Senior Manager, Comcast Corporation

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Nextel

Banker, First Chicago Corporation

Consultant, McKinsey and Company, Incorporated

Henry Crown Fellow/Rodel Fellow, Aspen Institute, present

Member, Board of Pardons

Member, Cash Management Policy Board

Co-Chair, Deferred Compensation Council

Member, Delaware Agriculture Land Preservation Foundation

Chair, Delaware College Investment Plan Board

Founder, Delaware Money School

Former Chair, Democratic Governors Association