Richard Celeste is the 12th president of Colorado College. Prior to joining Colorado College, he served as the US ambassador to India from 1997 to 2001. His public service experience also includes serving two terms as governor of Ohio and as director of the United States Peace Corps in Washington, DC. Celeste was also a managing partner of Celeste and Sabety Ltd., an economic development consultancy in Columbus, Ohio. He taught urban economics at John Carroll University and has served as a visiting fellow in public policy at Case Western University. He currently is chair of the board of trustees of the Health Effects Institute in Boston, an advisory board member of Stonebridge International, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a lifetime national associate of the National Academies.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Richard Celeste and other top speakers and celebrities.