Archive for the ‘Peter F. Geithner’ Category

Obama, Geithner Ties Go Way Back? People Are Talking….

March 17, 2009

Maybe we know now why Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner always looks like he has something to hide.

People are saying Turbo Tax Tim Geithner’s dad hired Barack Obama’s mother way back when…..

Even if this is not true, the Treasury Secretary didn’t fully pay his taxes before he was elevated to the top job in charge of the IRS and now we learn that he knew about the AIG bonuses before Barack Obama told him to go arrest the evil doers — for taking bonuses.


 Obama: Fire Geithner

 Dodd Allowed AIG To Thrive in His State, Approved Bonuses: Now Throws Them Under The Bus
(Geithner knew about the AIG bonuses too…)

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D- Ohio, pauses in the elevator after arriving on Capitol


Peter F. Geithner is an advisor to the Asia Center at Harvard University and a consultant to the Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium, Rockefeller Foundation, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and other organizations. He serves on the boards of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, the China Center for Economic Research (Peking University), the Center for the Advanced Study of India (University of Pennsylvania), Clemente (Holdings) Asia, Inc., and the Institute of Current World Affairs.

Mr. Geithner was with The Ford Foundation for 28 years, where he held program management positions mainly concerned with Asia. He was Director of Asia Programs from 1990 to 1996. Prior to assuming that position, he served for two and a half years as the Foundation’s first representative in Beijing, China. His earlier assignments with the Foundation included Program Officer in Charge, Developing Country Programs (New York), Representative for Southeast Asia (Bangkok), Deputy Head, Asia Pacific (New York), and Deputy Representative for India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka (New Delhi).

Prior to joining The Ford Foundation, Mr. Geithner served with the U.S. Agency for International Development in Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Washington, D.C. He was also Assistant to the President of a private international company, and served for four years as a Naval Aviator.

Mr. Geithner is a graduate of Dartmouth College (BA) and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (MA). He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, a recipient of the State Department Distinguished Service Award, and the Royal Thai Government Order of the White Elephant.