American Republican politician who was elected the 36th State Auditor of Missouri in 2011 and was appointed Ambassador by U.S. President George W. Bush.
He graduated from Yale University and earned a law degree from Harvard Law School.
He is an avid numismatist and is known to collect movie memorabilia.
He married Kathleen P. Schweich, and he has two children.
U.S. President George W. Bush appointed him to the position of Ambassador.