Maria Echaveste, Nominee for Ambassador to the
United Mexican States, Department of State
Maria Echaveste is a Senior Advisor at NVG, LLC (formerly Nueva Vista Group, LLC), a company she co-founded in 2001. She is also a Lecturer and Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She served as Special Representative to Bolivia in 2009, and from 1998 to 2001, she was Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House. From 1993 to 1997, Ms. Echaveste served as the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor. Prior to joining the Clinton Administration, she was a corporate litigation attorney from 1980 to 1992. Ms. Echaveste received a B.A. from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.