Government Agency

Obama Administration

U.S. President Barack Obama's official photograph in the Oval Office on 6 December 2012. (link)

January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017

Preceded By:

George W. Bush Administration

Succeeded By:

Trump Administration

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The administration of Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States, lasted from 2009 to 2017. Obama, a Democrat, succeeded Republican President George W. Bush. He was succeeded by Republican Donald Trump.

Notable People

First Family

Barack Obama, President of the United States

Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States

Cabinet Members

Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Rhea Sun Suh
    Assistant Secretary, Department of the Interior
  2. Valerie Jarrett
    Senior Advisor to the President
  3. Thomas Nides
    Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources (2011-2013)
  4. Jake Sullivan
    National Security Advisor, Vice President Joe Biden (2013-2014)
  5. Ben Rhodes
    Deputy National Security Advisor (2009-2017)
  6. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall
    Deputy Secretary of Energy (2014-2017)
  7. Eric Holder
    Attorney General (2009-2015)
  8. Cecilia Munoz
    Director, Domestic Policy Council (2012-2017)
  9. Jim Messina
    Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Operations, 2009-2011
  10. Brian Fallon
    Director of the Office of Public Affairs, Department of Justice
  11. Carol Browner
    Director, White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy (2009-2011)
  12. Lisa Jackson
    Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency (2009-2013)
  13. John Podesta
    Counselor to the President
  14. Joe Biden
    Vice President of the United States
  15. Barack Obama
    President of the United States
  16. Hillary Clinton
    Secretary of State
  17. Rahm Emanuel
    White House Chief of Staff (2009-2010)
  18. Brian Deese
    Senior Advisor
  19. Wally Adeyemo
    Deputy National Security Advisor
  20. Vanita Gupta
    Deputy Assistant Attorney General
  21. John Bisognano
    White House Associate Director of Public Engagement
  22. Dennis Cheng
    Deputy Chief of Protocol, Department of State
  23. Tom Perez
    Secretary of Labor (2013-2017)
  24. Jennifer Palmieri
    White House Director of Communications
  25. Huma Abedin
    Deputy Chief of Staff, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
  26. Donald Gips
    Former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa (2009-2013)
  27. David Simas
    Assistant to the President
  28. Terri Ann Lowenthal
    Member, Transition Team (Commerce Agency Review Team)
  29. Scott Nathan
    Associate Director for General Government Programs, Office of Management and Budget
  30. Ronald Klain
    Chief of Staff, Vice President Joe Biden (2009-2011)
  31. Anne-Marie Slaughter
    Director of Policy Planning, Department of State (2009-2011)
  32. Steven Chu
    Secretary of Energy (2009-2013)
  33. Joel Rubin
    Former Staffer
  34. Philip Murphy
    United States Ambassador to Germany, 2009-2013
  35. Carlos P. Odio
    Former Deputy Assistant of Political Affairs
  36. John Holdren
    Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  37. Tina Tchen
  38. Nick Rathod
    Former Deputy Director for Intergovernmental Affairs; Former Special Assistant to the President of the United States
  39. Patrick Rodenbush
    Assistant Press Secretary
  40. Julianna Smoot
    Deputy Assistant to the President
  41. A’shanti Gholar
    Special Assistant to the Secretary, Department of Labor
  42. Van Jones
    Special Advisor for Green Jobs
  43. Robert Greenstein
    Transition Team
  44. Mike Lux
    Transition Team
  45. Robert Reich
    Transition Team
  46. Caroline Ciccone
    Former Deputy Assistant Administrator, Small Business Administration
  47. Patrick Gaspard
    Former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa (2013-2016)
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