Timothy Geithner(redirected from Geithner, Timothy)
An American economist and civil servant. He worked in the U.S. Treasury Department for most of his early career. In 2003, he became president of the New York Federal Reserve. In 2009, he became the United States Secretary of the Treasury. In these capacities, he helped arrange the bailouts of the American financial and automotive industries. Geithner was born in 1961.