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Jonathan McBride

Managing Director at BlackRock and is the Former Assistant to the President. Prior to joining the White House Jonathan served as the Chief Strategy Officer with Universum, a global Employer Branding company and served as the company’s most senior consultant to companies and agencies looking to attract and recruit top talent. In 2000 Jonathan founded Jungle Media Group, an award-winning media company whose magazines, websites, and live events serve a variety of audiences including MBAs, JDs, college students, African American young professionals, and Hispanic young professionals.

He received his B.A. in Economics and U.S. History from Connecticut College and his MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.