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Gina Raimondo
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40th United States Secretary of Commerce
Assumed office
March 3, 2021
President Joe Biden
Deputy Don Graves (nominee)
Preceded by Wilbur Ross
75th Governor of Rhode Island
In office
January 6, 2015 – March 2, 2021
Lieutenant Daniel McKee
Preceded by Lincoln Chafee
Succeeded by Daniel McKee
Chair of the Democratic Governors Association
In office
December 1, 2018 – December 4, 2019
Preceded by Jay Inslee
Succeeded by Phil Murphy
30th General Treasurer of Rhode Island
In office
January 4, 2011 – January 6, 2015
Governor Lincoln Chafee
Preceded by Frank Caprio
Succeeded by Seth Magaziner
Personal details
Born
Gina Marie Raimondo

May 17, 1971 (1971-05-17) (age 51)
Smithfield, Rhode Island, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Andrew Moffit (m. 2001)
Children 2
Education Harvard University (AB)
University of Oxford (MA, DPhil)
Yale University (JD)

Gina Marie Raimondo (born May 17, 1971) is an American politician, businesswoman, and venture capitalist. She is a member of the Democratic Party. In 2021, she became the United States Secretary of Commerce under the Joe Biden administration.

In 2015, Raimondo became the 75th Governor of the State of Rhode Island. She is the first woman to be Governor of Rhode Island. She was the General Treasurer for the State of Rhode Island from 2011 through 2015.

On January 7, 2021, President-elect Joe Biden nominated Raimondo to serve as the United States Secretary of Commerce in his cabinet. Her nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 2, 2021 with a 84-15 vote.

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