FORA.tv Speaker - Ronald A. Tschetter
Ronald A. Tschetter is the 17th director of the Peace Corps. He was nominated by President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on September 13, 2006. Mr. Tschetter is the third director in the Peace Corps' history to have served as a Peace Corps Volunteer.
Mr. Tschetter and his wife, Nancy, were Peace Corps Volunteers in India from 1966-1968, where they served as community health workers. Improving the lives of others has been a life-long passion of Mr. Tschetter.
After returning home from India, Mr. Tschetter worked in the financial securities industry for over 30 years, gaining strong management and leadership skills throughout his distinguished career.
Before becoming Peace Corps Director, Mr. Tschetter was the President of D.A. Davidson & Co., headquartered in Montana and the largest full-service investment firm in the Northwest, a position he held for two and a half years. Prior to D.A. Davidson & Co., he served as President of the Private Client Group for Dain Rauscher, a position he held for 10 years until his retirement in 2001. Mr. Tschetter began his career in 1970 with Blyth Eastman Dillon Union Securities and joined Dain Rauscher in 1973.
12.05.06 | 01:21:01 min
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