Don Graves

Deputy Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce

Don Graves is the 19th Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

Previously, he served as Counselor to President Joe Biden during the 2020 presidential campaign. Prior to that, Graves served as Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Responsibility and Community Relations at KeyBank, leading KeyBank’s corporate responsibility team, including the bank’s $16.5 billion National Community Benefits Plan, sustainability work, and stakeholder engagement.

During the Obama-Biden Administration, Graves served as Counselor and Domestic and Economic Policy Director for then-Vice President Biden.

He was previously appointed by President Barack Obama as Executive Director of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.


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