Sergio Galeano is a Policy Advisor with Third Way’s Economic Program, researching and analyzing a wide range of economic issues with a focus on workforce development and retirement policy. In a globalized world where technological progress presents both unprecedented opportunities and large-scale challenges, Sergio works with the economic team to design and promote inclusive, forward-thinking policy solutions that help Americans weather the worst and capture the best of these economic shifts.

Born and raised in New York City, Sergio began his journey in public service within NYC government covering a range of issues from economic and social development to technology and innovation. Working first as a government analyst in roles spanning corporate governance, asset management and accounting, he then served as a public affairs liaison for the NYC Comptroller across Queens, his home borough. Most recently, he served as an NYCx Co-Labs Fellow with the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer, where he contributed to the implementation of government programs emphasizing technology, economic development, and inclusive innovation.

Sergio earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from CUNY City College and a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University. The son of Colombian parents who came to the United States in the late 80s, he enjoys a rich multicultural background that inspires his love of diversity across languages, music, food, and literature.

Published September 22, 2021

7 Ways the House Build Back Better Act Gets Workforce Development Right

Published August 31, 2021

Bolstering the Prison-Based Apprenticeship and Workforce Training System

Published August 17, 2021

Race, Wealth, and Retirement Across the United States

Published July 20, 2021

How to Use the Tax Code to Boost Equity in Apprenticeships

Published May 26, 2021

What’s next for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act?


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