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Seth Magaziner

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Son of Ira Charles Magaziner and Private
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About Seth Magaziner, U.S. Congress

Seth Magaziner (born July 22, 1983) is an American investment professional and the General Treasurer of the State of Rhode Island.

Magaziner is a native of Bristol, Rhode Island and the son of Bill Clinton policy advisor Ira Magaziner. He graduated from Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts in 2002. He then attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he served as president of the Brown University Democrats, president of the College Democrats of Rhode Island and served on the Brown University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice.

Magaziner received a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management, in New Haven, Connecticut.

Career Magaziner worked as Elementary School teacher at Creswell Elementary School in Hurricane Katrina ravaged Opelousas, Louisiana from 2006-2008, as a Teach for America Corps member. In 2009, he worked as an associate at Point Judith Capital, a Rhode Island based venture capital firm.

After graduate school, Magaziner went to work at Trillium Asset Management, a Boston, Massachusetts based socially responsible investment firm, as a vice president and lead analyst for energy, banking, and diversified financial sector investment.[4]

Rhode Island General Treasurer[edit] On October 22, 2013, Magaziner announced his intention to run for Rhode Island General Treasurer in an online announcement video.[1] He won the Democratic nomination in the September 9 primary election, defeating former Treasurer Frank Caprio.[6] Magaziner was elected on Tuesday November 4th, defeating Independent candidate Ernest A. Almonte.[7]

Community service[edit] Magaziner serves on the board of directors of Serve Rhode Island, which administers AmeriCorps programs in the state,[8] Crossroads Rhode Island, the state's leading homeless service organization,[9] and had served on the board of directors of Common Cause Rhode Island.[1]

Magaziner was active in the successful campaign for marriage equality in Rhode Island. He serves as a board member of Marriage Equality Rhode Island,[2][10] and served as treasurer of the pro-equality group and political action committee, Fight Back RI.[11][12]

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