Trump Economic Adviser Carla Sands to be U.S. Ambassador to Denmark

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On September 7, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Carla Sands as the next U.S. Ambassador to Denmark. The WH released the following brief bio:

Carla Sands of California to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Denmark. Ms. Sands has been the Chairman of Vintage Capital Group, L.L.C in Los Angeles since 2015; a company recognized by real estate industry as a professional, ethical and highly successful real estate firm. She is also a doctor of chiropractic and has been a television and film actress. Ms. Sands is a leader in the non-profit sector, working with organizations to improve the lives of children and the underprivileged. Demonstrating her commitment to improving education, she has served as a Board Member of Pepperdine University. In addition, Ms. Sands has served on the boards of organizations supporting the arts and culture. Ms. Sands earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College, Marietta, Georgia.

A mored detailed biography is available here via Vintage Capital Group.

Ballotpedia notes that Carla Sands was a district-level delegate to the 2016 Republican National Convention from California.  In summer 2016, she was named as one of Trump’s economic advisers. OpenSecrets.org lists her as one of Trump’s 250 donors who shelled out $100k or more for Trump’s inauguration.

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Trump to Nominate Former L.A. Dodgers Co-Owner Jamie McCourt to be Ambassador to Belgium

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On June 22, President Trump announced his intent to nominate former L.A. Dodgers co-owner Jamie McCourt to be the U.S. Ambassador to Belgium. The WH released a very brief bio:

Jamie McCourt of California to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Belgium. Ms. McCourt, a prominent entrepreneur and attorney, has founded and directed leading entrepreneurial enterprises in Los Angeles and Boston, most recently Jamie M, LLC. She was co-owner and former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Dodgers. She also served as an Adjunct Professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Ms. McCourt earned a B.S. from Georgetown University, a J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law, and a M.S. from MIT/Sloan School of Management. She speaks French.

Clips below:

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Trump to Nominate New York Jets Owner Woody Johnson to be U.S. Ambassador to the U.K.

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On June 22, President Trump officially announced the long-rumored nomination of New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom.

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Trump to Nominate George E. Glass to be U.S. Ambassador to Portugal

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On June 17, President Trump announced his intent to nominate George E. Glass to be U.S. Ambassador to Portugal. The WH released the following brief bio:

George Edward Glass of Oregon to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Portuguese Republic.Mr. Glass has been Owner & Managing Partner since 2015 of MGG Development LLC in Lake Oswego, Oregon, a commercial enterprise that purchases and operates apartment complexes and rental homes. He was Founder, President and Vice Chairman of Pacific Crest Securities in Portland, Oregon from 1990 to 2014. Mr. Glass is a trustee for Oregon Health Sciences University and was formerly a trustee for the University of Oregon. He has served on numerous private and public boards and advisory councils. Mr. Glass earned a B.S. from the University of Oregon.

The following via Bloomberg:

George E. Glass is a Vice Chairman and President at Pacific Crest Securities Inc. George Glass oversees Pacific Crest’s sales and trading activities. Mr. Glass is a member of Pacific Crest’s Commitment Committee and sits on the firm’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining Pacific Crest, Mr. Glass was with U.S. National Bank where he specialized in the areas of securities trading, and institutional sales. He currently serves as a trustee for the University of Oregon. Mr. Glass received a BS from the University of Oregon.

 

Hey, folks remember a George Glass from The Brady Bunch …

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Trump to Nominate Kelly Knight Craft to be U.S. Ambassador to Canada

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