A veteran Fidelity
] executive will be advising the new U.S. President as part of the National Economic Council.
| Shahira Knight|
President Donald Trump's
Chief Economic Advisor Gary Cohn confirmed
on Monday that Trump has picked Shahira Knight
as special assistant to the President for tax and retirement policy.
Knight's appointment, which was predicted by the WSJ
when Trump took office a month ago.
Washington, D.C.-based Knight is an alumnus of both UVA and George Mason. She is a former Congressional staff who served as senior advisor to the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee. She then spent more than two years as a managing director at the trade group SIFMA before joining Fidelity in 2009. At the Boston Behemoth she served as vice president in the public affairs and policy group.
Knight is one of 12 NEC appointments Cohn revealed on Monday.
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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