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Obama intends to appoint former SAVE board chair Joseph Falk to Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

joseph_falkPresident Barack Obama has announced his intent to appoint Joseph Falk of Miami a member of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Falk, 60, is former board chairman of SAVE and a public policy advisor at Akerman in Miami. He grew up in Coral Gables and currently is active in Charlie Crist’s gubernatorial campaign.

From the White House:

Joseph Falk has been a Public Policy Advisor at Akerman LLP since joining the firm in 2003.  Previously, he was President and CEO of the Metropolitan Mortgage Company in Miami, Florida, where he worked from 1978 to 2001.  Mr. Falk is currently Vice Chairman of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Florida and a member of the Board of Directors of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.  He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers since 1995, and served as its President from 2001 to 2002.  He was on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors’ Consumer Advisory Council from 2007 to 2009.  Mr. Falk received a B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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