Steven Samuelian appointed as the Honorary Representative of the DFA in the USA

The public figure Steven Neil Samuelian has been appointed as an Honorary Representative of the DFA in the USA.

Mr. Samuelian began his political and civic involvement in Los Angeles in 1982. During his career he has organized and hosted events for many elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels.  Steve’s family has been active in civic, charitable, and political activities in the Los Angeles region for almost 80 years. Steve is currently serving his third term on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed) one of the largest business organizations in the U.S.  BizFed is composed of many Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies as well Chambers of Commerce and Trade Associations.  Steve also is the Founding Co-Chairman of the Ambassadors Program at the Unruh Institute of Politics housed at the University of Southern California (USC).  The Ambassadors Program is a group of thirty five top business leaders from throughout Southern California.

“The motivation for joining the DFA is to help the homeland. My aim is to raise awareness of Armenia’s economic development opportunities to major American companies with which I have strong ties – noted the DFA’s newly appointed Honorary Representative in the USA Steven Neil Samuelian.

Commenting on the news of the appointment, BizFed Founding Chief Executive Officer Tracy Hernandez said, “BizFed is pleased to congratulate Steve on this major appointment. Steve has been an active leader and member of the BizFed Executive Committee and Board of Directors for many years and he is held in high regard by business and political leaders throughout the State of California. He brings tremendous talent and decades of experience to this new role. BizFed is proud to congratulate one of our own on this prestigious appointment.”