President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name his campaign manager, Jen O’Malley Dillon, as a deputy chief of staff, several people with knowledge of the matter told NBC News and CNN on Monday.
With Biden’s victory, O’Malley Dillon became the first woman to lead a winning Democratic presidential campaign. Before joining the Biden team in March, O’Malley Dillon worked on both of former President Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D-Texas) failed presidential primary campaign. She also served as executive director of the Democratic National Committee and was a founding partner at Precision Strategies, a Democratic consulting firm.
This will be O’Malley Dillon’s first time working in the White House. Last week, Biden announced he selected Ron Klain, a longtime confidant, as his White House chief of staff.
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