It's back to the future for Alexi Giannoulias.
The banker-turned-politician, who won a statewide race for Illinois treasurer and then lost to Republican Mark Kirk in a bid for President Barack Obama's former Senate seat, is joining the Chicago office of Bank of New York Mellon Corp. as senior adviser for strategic relationships. In the newly created post, Mr. Giannoulias, 35, will take on a business-development role for the New York-based bank's new wealth-management business in Chicago.
He also will help BNY Mellon win municipal, state and federal government clients nationwide, the company said. Mr. Giannoulias, who starts his new job today, reports to Michael DiMedio, 44, BNY Mellon's Chicago region president.
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Thursday, January 12, 2012
Giannoulias heads back to banking with post at BNY Mellon | Finance | Crain's Chicago Business
Good work I suppose if you can get it. I'd rather have him at a bank then doing anything with Illinois government.