[photo, Jimmy Rhee, Special Secretary of Minority Affairs] JIMMY H. RHEE
Special Secretary of Small, Minority, & Women Business Affairs, 2017-23

Special Secretary of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, June 1, 2017 to January 10, 2023. Special Secretary of Minority Affairs, January 21, 2015 to June 1, 2017.

Member, Commerce Subcabinet, 2015-23; Maryland Subcabinet for Public-Private Partnerships, 2015-23. Member, Task Force to Study Small and Minority Design Firm Participation in State Procurement, 2015-16; Procurement Advisory Council, 2015-19; Council for the Procurement of Health, Educational and Social Services, 2015-21; Mayor's Council on Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises, Baltimore City, 2015-23; Commission to Modernize State Procurement, 2016. Chair, Task Force to Investigate the Challenges of and Opportunities for Minorities in Business, 2016-18; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee on Small, Minority, & Women Business Affairs, 2017-23 (chair, interdepartmental advisory committee for minority affairs, 2015-17); Small Business Resources and Data Collection Work Group, 2018-19. Member, Procurement Improvement Council, 2019-23.

Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Virginia, 2010-14. Member, Governor's Interagency Energy Board, 2010-14. Chair, Asian Advisory Board, 2010-14, and Latino Advisory Board, 2010-14, Virginia.

Member, Governor-elect's Transition Team, 2014-15.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, August 3, 1956. University of Maryland, College Park, B.S. (management studies), 1981; Carey Business School, The Johns Hopkins University, M.A.S., 1992, M.B.A. 2005. Certificate, Electronic Systems Design, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Professional Certificate, Sustainable Energy Conversion and Storage, Stanford University. Investment Manager, Cleverlearn, Inc., 1999-2003. Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Global Technology Systems Consortium, Inc., 2003-09. Consultant and advisor, Adjoiner Corp., 2009-10. Strategic Advisor, 2014, Executive Senior Advisor, 2023-, and Senior Managing Partner, 2023, The Livingston Group. Partner, EIGC Holdings, 2014. Member, Diversity Advisory Committee, George Mason University, 2001. Founding member, Asian Information Technology Business CEO Organization, 2005-. Board of Directors, School for Future, 2007-09. Co-founder, Asians in Energy, Environment, and Commerce, 2008- (board of directors). Board of Directors, Fairfax County Symphony Orchestra, 2010-12; Montero Medical Missions, 2012-. Leadership Maryland, 2017. Board of Directors, Northeastern Maryland University Research Park, 2018-. Vice-Chair, Maryland Charity Campaign, 2020. Korean Presidential Medal, President of South Korea, 2012. President's Award for Advocacy, Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council, 2018. Married.

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