4 Greeks in Donald Trump’s team
New US President Donald Trump had chosen as companions in the difficult election period 4 Greeks who contributed to the great election victory.
He is a part of Trump’s foreign policy team. Papadopoulos, a 2009 graduate of DePaul University, directs an international energy center at the London Center of International Law Practice. He previously advised the presidential campaign of Ben Carson and worked as a research fellow at the Hudson Institute, a conservative think tank in Washington. According to his LinkedIn profile, he has had meetings with the president of Cyprus and the prime minister of the United Arab Emirates. He obtained a masters’s degree from the University of London in 2010.
George Gigicos is Trump’s director of advance operations and was one of the first associates in Donald Trump’s team. His owns Telion company. TELION is a comprehensive, event based communications firm specializing in event management and design, public relations, media affairs and advance operations. He partners with corporations, associations, government, political and religious entities to successfully assist in the management of their meetings, conferences, incentive programs and special events.
Reinhold Reince Priebus is the Chairman of the Republican National Committee. Born to a Greek mother and a German father, Priebus is had the difficult task to unite the Republicans in order to endorse Trump.
Marafatsos has been selected to represent the Greek and Cypriot American community on the National Diversity Coalition for Trump. Marafatsos’ role was to advise the Coalition and the Republican National Committee on the issues, struggles and accomplishments of the Greek and Cypriot American community.
“We support Donald Trump and his solutions to strengthen communities, foster job creation, support small businesses, and support faith and family principles with conservative action,” says Marafatsos.
The National Diversity Coalition features representatives from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and ethnic groups, including Muslims, Latinos, African Americans, Asian-Americans, Koreans, and Greeks. Many of the representatives are well known and successful, according to Marafatsos. Marafatsos is the president and founder of Blue Sky Capital, an investment brokerage and consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. An active entrepreneur, he was named Third Best Entrepreneur in America under the age of 25 by Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek in 2011.