|Director of the Office of Public Liaison|
March 6, 2017
|Preceded by||Valerie Jarrett (Public
Engagement and Intergovernmental
|Born||George Anthony Sifakis|
|Education||Rhode Island College (BA)
Suffolk University (MS)
Sifakis is Greek Orthodox and had a traditional baptism. He received his BA from Rhode Island College and attended Northeastern University. He received his MS in political science from the Suffolk University Graduate School of Government. Sifakis also 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.
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 was appointed instead on March 6, 2017.
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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