William F. Hagerty

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William F. Hagerty
Ambassador Hagerty.jpg
30th United States Ambassador to Japan
Assumed office
July 27, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byCaroline Kennedy
Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
In office
2011–2014
GovernorBill Haslam
Preceded byMatt Kisber
Succeeded byRandy Boyd
Personal details
Born
William Francis Hagerty IV

(1959-08-14) August 14, 1959 (age 59)
Nashville, Tennessee[1]
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Chrissy Hagerty
EducationVanderbilt University (BA, JD)

William Francis "Bill" Hagerty IV (born August 1959) is an American businessman. He is the managing director and co-founder of Hagerty Peterson & Company, a private equity investment firm.[2] On March 27, 2017, President Donald Trump nominated Hagerty to serve as United States Ambassador to Japan, succeeding Obama appointee Caroline Kennedy.[3] He was confirmed by the United States Senate in a 86-12 vote.[4]

Hagerty was born in Tennessee. He studied at Vanderbilt University.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Appointment of the 1991–1992 White House Fellows" (PDF). White House. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  2. "William F. Hagerty, IV". Hagerty Peterson & Company. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. "President Donald J. Trump Sends Nominations to the Senate". White House press pool email. 2017-03-27. Retrieved 2017-03-27.
  4. "Senate Confirmation Vote".