At a glance
• Sally Jewell, 56
• Education: Graduate of University of Washington, bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, 1978.
• Family: Husband, Warren; two grown children. Lives in Seattle.
• Career: President and CEO, Recreational Equipment Inc., 2005-present; CEO, 2000-2005; president, commercial banking group, Washington Mutual, 1996-2000; president, WestOne Bank, 1992-1995; executive, Rainier Bank/Security Pacific, 1981-1992; engineer, Mobil Oil Corp., 1978-1981.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.