Brown is highly respected, both for her public service and her work at Goldman. She headed up Goldman's working on public sector and infrastructure banking in the West, which may have been a contributing factor in this move, since there was potential for conflict of interest with her brother taking office.
Brown Drives One Taxpayer From State
By Joe Mathews
California Attorney General and democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown speaks during a campaign rally at Cafe Coyote on November 1, 2010 in San Diego, California. With one day to go until election day, Jerry Brown is wrapping up his three day campaign trip throughout California in hopes of defeating his republican challenger and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman.
Thursday, Feb 10, 2011 Updated at 7:39 AM PDT