Jamie McCourt

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Jamie McCourt
Jamie D. McCourt.jpg
United States Ambassador to France and United States Ambassador to Monaco
Assumed office
November 2, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byUzra Zeya
Personal details
Born (1953-12-05) December 5, 1953 (age 66)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Frank McCourt
EducationGeorgetown University (BA)
University of Maryland,
Massachusetts Institute of
*Pending Senate confirmation

Jamie D. McCourt (born December 5, 1953)[1] is a businesswoman and investor. She is the founder and CEO of Jamie Enterprises, and the former co-owner[2][3][4][5] and executive of the Los Angeles Dodgers. She became the highest-ranking woman in Major League Baseball, appointed first as Vice Chairman of the Dodgers in 2004, then President in 2005, and finally CEO in 2009.[6][7] On June 22, 2017, she was nominated as United States Ambassador to Belgium.[8]

On August 2, 2017, President Trump formally withdrew her nomination and instead nominated her as United States Ambassador to France and United States Ambassador to Monaco.[9] This nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 2, 2017.

References[change | change source]

  1. U.S. Public Records Index Vol 2 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  2. Dodgers welcome the McCourt era, Los Angeles Dodgers, January 29, 2004.
  3. Jamie McCourt wins court ruling, ESPN, December 7, 2010.
  4. "Jamie McCourt Gets The Answer She Wants: She's Dodgers Co Owner".
  5. "Drafting Fail: Court Rules Jamie McCourt Owns A Piece of the L.A. Dodgers".
  6. "Dodgers promote Jamie McCourt, Dennis Mannion".
  7. Jamie McCourt gets Dodgers promotion, USA Today, March 17, 2009.
  8. Trump nominates former Dodgers co-owner Jamie McCourt as ambassador to Belgium, Los Angeles Times, June 23, 2017.
  9. "Four Nominations Sent to the Senate Today and One Withdrawal". whitehouse.gov. 2017-08-02. Retrieved 2017-08-02.