is a Professor of Economics and the Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at University of Maryland, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Trustee of the Council for Excellence in Government. He was Co-Chair of Obama for America’s Labor, Employment, and Workplace Policy Committee. He served as the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Labor and Chief Economist and Assistant Secretary of Labor for Policy during the Clinton Administration, and he previously held positions at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Urban Institute and Joint Center for Political and Economic Research.
Montgomery is the director of recovery for auto communities and workers - he's spent time in Detroit at workshops "on applying for federal grants and other financial assistance." The title can possibly be shared with Steve Rattner, who the NYT calls the "car czar lite" - "one of 14 people on a committee that is orchestrating the rescue of the giant automakers."more » « less