"I have a great job at REI today, but there's no role that compares to the call to serve my country as secretary of the Department of Interior," she said.Jewell was born in England but moved to the Seattle area before age 4. She has led Kent, Wash.-based REI since 2005. She served as chief operating officer for five years before taking the top job and worked for nearly two decades in commercial banking before that. She also has worked as an engineer for Mobil Oil Corp.
AP Source: Outdoor Retail Exec Picked For Interior
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