The Honorable Anna Escobedo Cabral - U.S. Treasurer
Anna Cabral was nominated by President Bush to serve as Treasurer of the United States, and she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in November 2004. Before this position, she served as the Director of the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Latino Initiatives where she was responsible for improving Latino representation in exhibits and programming among the Institution's museums, research centers and the National Zoo.
She also served as President and CEO of the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility from 1999 to 2003. This nonprofit organization partners with Fortune 500 companies to increase Hispanic representation in employment, procurement, philanthropy and governance. It was under Ms. Cabral's leadership that the organization published a best-practices series and began a partnership with Harvard Business School to provide executive training programs to community leaders. Prior to this position, Ms. Cabral was the Deputy Staff Director for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee under Chairman Orrin G. Hatch. Ms. Cabral majored in political science at the University of California, Davis, and she earned a master's degree in public administration with an emphasis in international trade and finance from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She is married with four children.