Capricia Penavic Marshall Books & Biography
Capricia Penavic Marshall was chief of protocol of the United States from 2009 to 2013 and social secretary from 1997 to 2001. She is the current president of Global Engagement Strategies, which advises international public and private clients on issues relating to the nexus of business and cultural diplomacy. She serves as ambassador-in-residence at the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic Council in Washington. In her post under the Obama administration, she embraced traditional protocol while establishing new innovative practices by building relationships between industry and political leaders worldwide, and creating strategies to transform global engagement. During her service, she oversaw the details of diplomacy during countless state, official, and working visits and the G20, Nuclear Security, APEC, G8, NATO, and Sunnylands summits.