THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES WILLIAM DALE MONTGOMERY AS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
The President today announced the nomination of William Dale Montgomery, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, to be United States Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia.
Ambassador Montgomery, of Pennsylvania, began his Foreign Service career in 1974. He has served in Belgrade, Moscow, Dar es Salaam, and two tours in Bulgaria, including one as U.S. Ambassador from 1993-1996. Since then, he has been serving as the Special Advisor for Bosnian Peace Implementation at the Department of State.
Ambassador Montgomery has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bucknell University and an MBA from George Washington University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1970. He speaks Russian, Bulgarian, and Croatian. Ambassador Montgomery and his wife, Lynne, have one son and two daughters.