Jeffrey DeWit, treasurer for the state of Arizona and chairman of the Arizona State Board of Investments, will be nominated to serve as chief financial officer at NASA, the White House announced Wednesday.
The more than 25-year finance veteran previously held various positions at ECHOtrade, the Chicago Board of Trade, Smith Barney and theÂ Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
He served as CFO and chief operating officer for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016.
DeWit is also a board leadership fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with concentrations in finance and marketing from University of Southern California and an M.B.A. degree from University of Arizona.