Robin Carnahan

Robin Carnahan DEMDemocrat

American government official

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Robin CarnahanDEMDemocrat American government official
61
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MOResidence (state)

Robin Colleen Carnahan (born August 4, 1961) is an American businesswoman, lawyer, and politician, who previously served as the Missouri Secretary of State and currently serves as the Administrator of General Services in the Biden administration. She is the daughter of Missouri politicians Mel and Jean Carnahan. In 2010, she was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate to replace retiring Republican Senator Kit Bond. She was then a senior advisor at the global strategy firm Albright Stonebridge Group. In 2013, Carnahan was named a fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. In February 2016, she joined the General Services Administration as the director of the state and local practice at 18F, a role she held until January 2020. She then became a fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University. On April 6, 2021, President Joe Biden nominated her to serve as the administrator of the General Services Administration. Her nomination was confirmed by the US Senate on June 23, 2021, and she was sworn into office on July 2.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Virginia
JD
1986
University of Southampton
Attended
William Jewell College
Bachelors Economics
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Secretary of State
State of Missouri
2004
Employee
National Democratic Institute
1990
Business Attorney
Thompson and Mitchell
Executive
Export-Import Bank of the United States
Experience
Pilot
Manager
Angus Cattle Farm, present
Other Experience1 - 4 of 4
Executive Editor
Virginia Journal of International Law
Former Co-Chair
Elections Committee, National Association of Secretaries of State
Founder
Missouri Investor Protection Center
Member
Rolla Baptist Church, present