Treasurer of the United States Jovita Carranza serves as a principal advisor to Secretary Mnuchin. Her primary focus is to increase participation in the vibrant U.S. economy by fostering financial capability and sustainability.
Consistent with Treasury’s mission to maintain a strong economy, foster economic growth, and promote prosperity and stability, Treasurer Carranza oversees the Office of Consumer Policy. This Office provides policy leadership, research, and analysis in these areas, and coordinates the interagency Financial Literacy and Education Commission of behalf of Secretary, its Chair. The Treasurer also serves as the Secretary’s designee on the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund’s Community Development Advisory Board. In addition to these functions, the Treasurer maintains the historic role of advising the Secretary on matters relating to coinage produced by the U.S. Mint, including Fort Knox. She is also a key liaison with the Federal Reserve System.
Treasurer Carranza is a Chicago native and Founder of JCR Group. She previously served as the Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration under President George W. Bush, where she received a bipartisan unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate. At SBA, she managed more than 80 field offices across the country and a portfolio of direct and guaranteed business loans, venture capital investments, and disaster loans worth almost $80 billion.
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