The United States Department of the Treasury has announced several key additions to its staff.
Bill Doerrer, William A. Fields, Neil Mehrotra, Jose Murillom, Hira Qureshi and Catherine Wolfram have all joined the treasury and will aim to deliver results by addressing the public health crisis and resulting economic crisis, as well as inequality, racism, and climate change.
Doerrer joins after serving on the legal policy and personnel teams of the Biden-Harris transition. Prior to the transition, Doerrer was a member of the Biden-Harris general Election campaign serving as director of post-election operations.
He has also served in senior political roles for several elected officials in Illinois, including former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Fields will return to the treasury as a senior advisor to the secretary. He was most recently a senior associate at Sidewalk Labs focusing on economic development and strategic acquisitions.
Prior to joining Sidewalk, Fields was a special assistant within the treasury department, where he was a key policy advisor to the office of the undersecretary for domestic finance.
Mehrotra was most recently senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in the research and statistics group. Prior to joining the New York Fed, Mehrotra was an assistant professor in the economics department at Brown University from 2013 to 2019.
Murillo will also return to the treasury department after spending eleven years as a partner at Ernst & Young LLP. Most recently, Murillo was the director of the international tax and transaction services practice in EY’s national tax department in Washington, D.C.
Qureshi most recently served as the operations and special projects director at the Biden-Harris General Election campaign and as the national operations coordinator during the primary.
Prior to joining the Biden-Harris campaign, she worked for a federal consulting firm in Washington, D.C., supporting the department of defense and government accountability office in data governance and project management.
Wolfram most recently served as associate dean and Cora Jane flood professor of economics at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. She also served as the program director of the environmental and energy economics group at the National Bureau of Economic Research.