|Director of the Office of Public Liaison|
March 6, 2017 – August 18, 2017
|Preceded by||Valerie Jarrett (Public
Engagement and Intergovernmental
|Succeeded by||John DeStefano (acting)|
|Born||George Anthony Sifakis
January 15, 1969
Rhode Island College (BA)
Suffolk University (MS)
Southern New England School
George Anthony Sifakis (born January 15, 1969) is a government relations professional and former Director of the Office of Public Liaison. Following his role on the Presidential Transition, assisting with the confirmation process of Sec. Designate Wilbur Ross, Sifakis was appointed by President Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2017 as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison. On March 6, 2017 Sifakis was Appointed by President Trump as Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison. On August 18, 2017, multiple Trump Administration sources acknowledged to Politico that Sifakis would be departing the White House.
Sifakis is Greek Orthodox. He received his BA from Rhode Island College and obtained a Paralegal certification from Northeastern University. In 2000, he received his Master of Science in Political Science from the Suffolk University Graduate School of Government. Sifakis also completed the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education program on Governance attended the Southern New England School of Law.
With his wife, Adriana, he founded Ideagen, convening the world's leading companies, public sector and non-profit organizations. Adriana is also the founder of the Italian Place, Gourmet Italian Market, in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.
In November 2016, Sifakis was named to the Commerce landing team of President Donald Trump. Trump originally announced his intention to appoint Anthony Scaramucci to oversee the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in his administration, pending a review of Scaramucci's finances by the Office of Government Ethics. Sifakis joined the Administration as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Public Liaison on January 23, 2017 and was subsequently appointed Assistant to the President and later Director of the Office of Public Liaison on March 6, 2017. On September 15, 2017, Politico reported that Presidential Personnel Director John DeStefano would temporarily serve as interim Director of the Office of Public Liaison when Sifakis returns to the Private Sector at the end of the month.
Politico wrote on October 15, 2017 that Sifakis had left his position as Director of Public Liaison in August 2017 after Reince Priebus announced his departure from the Trump Administration and that Chief of Staff John Kelly had "recently asked" DeStefano to fill in for him.
Sifakis is married to Adriana Sifakis. They have three children and live in Arlington. Sifakis and his wife Adriana wrote the 2014 novel S.W.a.K.: A Novel of Ultimate Betrayal, which features a second generation immigrant family with an overbearing matriarch who makes her three children miserable.
as Director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs
|Director of the Office of Public Liaison
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