Biden appoints two Indian Americans to crucial administration posts

Kalpana Kotagal is a partner at Cohen Milstein and a member of the firm's Civil Rights & Employment practice division. Additionally, she is co-chair of the firm's Hiring and Diversity Committee.

Biden appoints two Indian Americans to crucial administration posts
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US President Joe Biden has selected two Indian Americans for prominent posts in his administration. Vinay Singh has been nominated as the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Chief Financial Officer, while Kalpana Kotagal has been nominated as a Commissioner on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Singh, a Certified Public Accountant, is currently serving as a senior adviser to the Administrator at the US Small Business Administration (SBA) and aids agency teams in delivering organizational efficiencies. He worked as a Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Obama-Biden administration and was instrumental in directing trade and investment policies and promoting attempts to improve market conditions for US firms.