Jamie D. McCourt of California was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in on November 2, 2017, as the U.S. Ambassador to the French Republic and Principality of Monaco. Ambassador McCourt presented her credentials to President Macron on December 18, 2017.
McCourt is the founder and CEO of Jamie Enterprises, and the former Co-Owner and Executive of the Los Angeles Dodgers. She became the highest-ranking female in Major League Baseball, appointed first as Vice Chairman of the Dodgers in 2004, then President in 2005, and finally CEO in 2009.
Earlier in her career, McCourt was a practicing attorney, engaged in international and securities law in New York as well as in corporate, real estate, and family law in Boston. She then spent ten years as Vice President and General Counsel of the McCourt Co., the family real estate development firm in Boston.