Obama to Pick REI Honcho for Interior Secretary

Sally Jewell will be first woman appointed in second term

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 6, 2013 7:50 AM CST

(Newser) – President Obama will make an unconventional Cabinet pick today, naming REI Equipment Inc. CEO Sally Jewell as his new secretary of the Interior, a source tells the Washington Post. Jewell has had an interesting career path: She started out as an engineer for Mobil Oil,...   Read full story »

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