Kim N. Wallace was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 24, 2009 to serve as Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs. In this capacity, Wallace advises Treasury Secretary Geithner on legislative strategy, communicates Treasury’s priorities to Congress and keeps the Department informed of Congressional objectives and concerns. Before coming to Treasury, Wallace was a Managing Director and head of the Washington Research Group at Barclays Capital. Previously, he served in the same position at Lehman Brothers Inc. until 1994. From 1989-1994, Wallace was a legislative aide for fiscal policy to then-Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell and worked as an analyst on the Senate Budget Committee under then-Chairman Lawton Chiles. He holds an M.S. in Business from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin.