United States Ambassador, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the United States, United States Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Associate Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center; all positions formerly held by Frederick M. Bush, who is a respected executive with a unique combination of diplomatic, political, and business experience in both the public and private sectors. His track record of designing, funding and completing complex projects was recognized in 1991 when then-President George H. W. Bush asked him to serve as Commissioner General to the United States Pavilion at the Seville World Exposition.
Fred is regarded as a global expert in building and funding complex public private partnerships on behalf of and between the U.S. and foreign governments. His broad expertise includes strategic planning, business development, public relations, and marketing for start-ups, nonprofits/NGOs, and corporate enterprises.
Fred’s external leadership activities include current and former memberships on the Boards of the George and Barbara Bush Endowment for Innovative Cancer Research, the Tower Center at SMU, and Cultural Vistas; and the Advisory Boards of the Alfa Fellows and Sun Trust Bank. He graduated from the University of Colorado with a BA in political science and America University with a Masters in International Studies.