Mira Ricardel Biography – Mira Ricardel Wiki
Mira Ricardel full name Mira Radielovic Ricardel, was the United States Deputy National Security Advisor serving from May 15, 2018 to November 13, 2018.
Mira Ricardel holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and completed doctoral course work at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
In February 1986, Mira Ricardel took a job with the Department of State as deputy director for congressional affairs in the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. She moved over to Capitol Hill in June 1989 as a legislative assistant to Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole of Kansas. When Dole ran for president in 1996, Ricardel served as a foreign and defense policy adviser.
Mira Ricardel left government service in February 1997 to become vice president for programs at Freedom House, a nongovernmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights. The following year, Ricardel struck out on her own as a consultant.
When the Republican George W. Bush administration moved into the White House in September 2001, Ricardel took a job in the Defense Department as deputy assistant secretary for Eurasia. In November 2003, she was named acting assistant secretary for international security policy.
Mira Ricardel moved back to the private sector in July 2005, first as vice president for international business development for Teachscape, which provides education training. The next year, she moved to defense giant Boeing as vice president of business development for the company’s Strategic Missile and Defense Systems division, pitching Boeing’s products to the U.S. and foreign governments. After nine years with Boeing, she left in 2015 to work as a consultant for Federal Budget IQ, a company that helps private sector companies win government contracts.
When Trump won the 2016 presidential election, Mira Ricardel was the leader of the Defense Department transition team. On March 30, 2017, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Ricardel for Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration in the U.S. Department of Commerce. On April 28, 2017, Ricardel’s nomination was received in the Senate. She was confirmed by the entire U.S Senate on August 3, 2017.
On April 23, 2018, she was named as the next Deputy National Security Advisor by the National Security Advisor, John R. Bolton. She took office on May 15, 2018. On November 13, 2018, First Lady Melania Trump called for Ricardel’s firing.
Mira Ricardel Age
She was born on July 5, 1960 and is from Pasadena, California, United States.
Mira Ricardel Husband
Her first husband was Robert Baratta. The marriage ended in divorce. She then married Vincent Ricardel, a photographer and senior adviser to the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mira Ricardel Family
Her father, Petar, was an immigrant from Bosnia and Herzegovina and her mother’s name is Brigitta.
Mira Ricardel Ethnicity
Mira is of Croatian descent.
Mira Ricardel Net Worth
Working as an Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor, she was among the 21 highest-paid White House staffers in 2018 earning $179, 700 per year. Information about her estimated net worth is being updated.