1958 – Gene Sperling, born on the 24th of December in Ann Harbor, Michigan. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is a columnist and commentator for Bloomberg Business News and a contributing editor for the DLC’s Blueprint Magazine, serves as director of the Center for Universal Education at the Council of Foreign Relations, and has been a contributing writer and consultant to the television show The West Wing. He has appeared on Meet the Press, Face the Nation, This Week, Good Morning America, Nightline, and CNN’s Late Edition, and is a frequent contributor to NPR. His articles have appeared in The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Inc. magazine, Financial Times, Foreign Policy, and others.
1982 – Attended the alternative Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota.
1985 – Received his J.D. from Yale Law School.
1992 – He had been an architect of the Clinton economic plans while serving on the Clinton-Gore presidential campaign.
1993 – 1997 – Deputy National Economic Adviser.
1997 – 2001 – He was President Clinton’s National Economic Advisor and Director of the National Economic Council.