THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES DON LEE GEVIRTZ AS AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF FIJI, THE REPUBLIC OF NAURU AND THE KINGDOM OF TONGA AND TUVALU
The President announced today his intention to nominate Don Lee Gevirtz, of California, as Ambassador to the Republic of Fiji, the Republic of Nauru and the Kingdom of Tonga and Tuvalu.
For the past 25 years, Mr. Gevirtz has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Foothill Group Incorporated, a financial services firm located in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Gevirtz has lectured all over the world and has written on entrepreneurship, capital formation, business management and leadership topics.
Mr. Gevirtz has served on a number of State of California and Presidential Commissions. He graduated from the University of Southern California with honors.