Democrat from Washington, D.C.
Penny Pritzker has served as Secretary of Commerce since June 26, 2013. Previously, founded and ran various businesses in the real estate, hospitality, senior living, and financial services industries. She served as CEO of PSP Capital Partners and developed companies in off-site airport parking and financial information services. She has also served on the boards of Hyatt Hotels, LaSalle National Bank, the William Wrigley Company.