Nomination of Gerald Ralph Riso To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior
The President today announced his intention to nominate Gerald Ralph Riso to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Policy, Budget and Administration). He would succeed J. Robinson West.
Mr. Riso most recently served as vice president of the health care division of Korn-Ferry International in New York City (1984-1985). Previously, he was at the Department of Justice as Deputy Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service in 1982-1984; vice president, health and medical division, at Booz-Allen & Hamilton in New York City in 1978-1982; with Touche Ross & Co. in New York City in 1977-1978; managing director of the American Lung Association in 1974-1977; and managing director of Knight, Gladieux & Smith in 1973-1974.
Mr. Riso graduated from Lafayette College (B.A., 1953) and Wharton School of Business and Finance, University of Pennsylvania (M.B.A., 1956). He is married, has four children, and resides in Scarsdale, NY. He was born January 31, 1930, in New York City.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Gerald Ralph Riso To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259074