THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DANIEL LAMAUTE TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS
President Clinton announced today his intent to appoint Daniel Lamaute to the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Daniel Lamaute of California was born in Haiti and immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 14. He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Lamaute Capital, Inc., a general securities broker-dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. Previously, he was a principal in Lamaute Financial Group, Inc., an investment manager with Equitable Life Assurance Co. and a management consultant with Arthur Anderson & Co. Mr. Lamaute has a B.S. degree in economics from the State University of New York at Albany, an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and an advance professional certificate in international finance from New York University. Mr. Lamaute also has done post-graduate work in the public enterprise program at the Harvard Institute for International Development.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is established within the Smithsonian Institution and administered by an independent Board of Trustees. The Center fosters scholarship and dialogue in the humanities and social sciences by bringing Fellows to Washington, D.C., encouraging discourse and publishing.