Paul Russo

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Ambassador Paul Russo is a Director of Layalina Productions, Inc.

"Ambassador Russo is currently president of Paul Russo & Associates, a Washington, DC firm specializing in international trade and government relations. Mr. Russo was appointed as the United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean in 1986. Prior to assuming that position, he was the President of Capitol Consultants, Inc., a Washington, DC consulting firm specializing in government relations and international trade.
"Ambassador Russo began his services in the Reagan Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Political Affairs at the White House from 1981-1983, and he then became Deputy Under Secretary of Labor. Mr. Russo served in the 1976, 1980 and 1984 Presidential campaign efforts of Ronald Reagan. In 1978, he founded and was named Executive Director and Treasurer of ?Campaign America,? a political action committee chaired by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole. Mr. Russo also served as Special Assistant to California?s governor, Ronald Reagan, from 1973-1975. Since 1991, Ambassador Russo has been a faculty member of Georgetown University?s School for Continuing Education, teaching a course on the modern U.S. Presidency.
"A native of Ohio, Mr. Russo holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio State University, with additional studies at Case-Western Reserve University and Georgetown University. Mr. Russo is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council of American Ambassadors and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Eastern International Academy, a private training facility in Amman, Jordan that specializes in training security forces for the Government in Iraq. Active in civic affairs, Ambassador Russo has served on the boards of a number of national organizations and federal advisory councils, including the National Easter Seal Society. The President's National Commission for Employment Policy, and the Federal Advisory Council on Unemployment Insurance." [1]

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