June 28, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard F. Hohlt to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, United States International Development Cooperation Agency, for a term expiring December 17, 1987. He would succeed William G. Simpson.

Since 1980 Mr. Hohlt has been with the U.S. League of Savings Institutions and is currently serving as senior vice president for government affairs. Previously, he was vice president for government affairs (1982 - 1984) and assistant vice president for government affairs (1980 - 1982). He was Executive Assistant to U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar in 1977 - 1980; deputy campaign manager for Dick Lugar for Senate Committee in 1976 - 1977; and assistant to Mayor Richard G. Lugar of Indianapolis in 1975 - 1976. Prior to that time, he was assistant to the Marion County treasurer in Indianapolis and was the city controller's internal auditor/systems analyst.

Mr. Hohlt graduated from Millikin University (B.S., 1970). He was born December 4, 1947, in Indianapolis, IN, and now resides in Alexandria, VA.