Eugene Aaron, W'73, a retired Foreign Service officer and consultant,
is enhancing our Embassy capabilities for the benefit of
all Wharton Club members

"We are pleased to have Eugene Aaron, WG'73, joining our officer corps, as a Vice President for International Affairs," said Alan N. Schlaifer, Esq., W'65, Wharton Club of DC President. "Eugene has had a distinguished career, and his varied work for the Department of State involving nations in the Americas, Africa and Europe will be a big asset to our Club and its members."

Mr. Schlaifer added, "Among business school clubs in our area, we are privileged to have the best quality and number of programs involving embassies and for global outreach. Mr. Aaron will greatly enhance

This is Mr. Aaron's bio, in brief:

Private Consultant – Executive Development, Government Affairs

U.S. Department of State -Foreign Service Officer

U. S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso  (2007—2009)

         Management Officer/ACTG DCM

Bureau of Overseas Building Operations (2005 – 2007)

Area Manager for Southern & Eastern Africa

Bureau of Economic & Business Affairs (2003 – 2005)

Deputy Chief, Bilateral Trade

European and Latin America

Presidential Letter of Commendation 

Meritorious Honor Award

Congressional Fellow – U.S. House of Representatives  (2002 – 2003)

Foreign Policy Advisor for Congressman Alcee L. Hastings

Florida, 23rd District 

United States Interest Section – Havana, Cuba (2000 – 2002)

Management Officer 

Bureau of European Affairs – Washington, D.C. (1997 – 2000)

Post Management Officer

Superior Honor Award 

Bureau of Western Hemisphere – Washington, D.C. (1995 – 1997)

International Relations Officer – Haiti Working Group 

U.S. Embassy – Paramaribo Suriname (1993 – 1995)

Management Officer

Meritorious Honor Awards

U.S. Consulate General Monterrey, Mexico( 1991 – 1993)

Management Officer

U.S. Embassy – Asuncion, Paraguay 1988 – 1991

Management Officer