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Nominated by President Obama to be the Next Ambassador to India

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 Richard Verma Biography

Richard Verma was the Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs, at the U.S. Department of State until March 2011. He was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2009. He is a lawyer with extensive experience in national security and nonproliferation issues. In 2014 he was nominated to become the next United States ambassador to India.

Verma’s parents hail from India, they lived through the partition of India and its fight for independence. His parents moved from India to the United States in the 1960s. His mother was born in west Punjab in British India and moved to east following the Partition of India. His father was the first literate person in his family. Verma’s father, Dr. Kamal Verma, was a professor of English, specializing in Indian Literature, at the University of Pittsburgh for 40 years and his late mother, Savitri Verma, was a special needs school teacher. Richard was the youngest of their five children, growing up in Western Pennsylvania.

He graduated from Georgetown University (LLM), Lehigh University (JD), and American University (BS). He then served in the U.S. Air Force, as an Air Force judge advocate.

He was a senior adviser to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from 2002 to 2007. In 2008, he was a member of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD proliferation and terrorism.

He joined the State Department in 2007 as Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs. After leaving the State Department in 2011, he joined the Washington, D.C. office of Steptoe & Johnson as a senior counselor. He is currently a member of the Secretary of State's Foreign Affairs Policy Board.

In September 2014 Obama nominated Verma as the next U.S. Ambassador to India. The post had been vacant since the departure of Nancy Powell, during whose "disastrous" tenure Indian-American relations declined.

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Richard Verma

Nominated by President Obama to be the Next Ambassador to India

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Richard Verma Biography

Richard Verma was the Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs, at the U.S. Department of State until March 2011. He was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2009. He is a lawyer with extensive experience in national security and nonproliferation issues. In 2014 he was nominated to become the next United States ambassador to India.

Verma’s parents hail from India, they lived through the partition of India and its fight for independence. His parents moved from India to the United States in the 1960s. His mother was born in west Punjab in British India and moved to east following the Partition of India. His father was the first literate person in his family. Verma’s father, Dr. Kamal Verma, was a professor of English, specializing in Indian Literature, at the University of Pittsburgh for 40 years and his late mother, Savitri Verma, was a special needs school teacher. Richard was the youngest of their five children, growing up in Western Pennsylvania.

He graduated from Georgetown University (LLM), Lehigh University (JD), and American University (BS). He then served in the U.S. Air Force, as an Air Force judge advocate.

He was a senior adviser to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from 2002 to 2007. In 2008, he was a member of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD proliferation and terrorism.

He joined the State Department in 2007 as Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs. After leaving the State Department in 2011, he joined the Washington, D.C. office of Steptoe & Johnson as a senior counselor. He is currently a member of the Secretary of State's Foreign Affairs Policy Board.

In September 2014 Obama nominated Verma as the next U.S. Ambassador to India. The post had been vacant since the departure of Nancy Powell, during whose "disastrous" tenure Indian-American relations declined.

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  • How to book Richard Verma?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Richard Verma for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Richard Verma, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Richard Verma or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Richard Verma?

    Booking fees for Richard Verma, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Richard Verma, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Richard Verma?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Richard Verma for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Richard Verma for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Richard Verma or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Richard Verma or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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