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Marcie Berman Ries is a senior American foreign service officer currently serving as the United States Ambassador to Bulgaria.


Ries, Marcie Berman was born in 1950 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


Bachelor, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1972. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University School Advanced International Studies, 1974.


Manager, international investment policy Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, 1975—1978. Consular/political officer United States Embassy Santa Domingo United States Department State, 1978—1980, international relations officer, Office Strategic Nuclear Policy, 1981—1983, political officer United States Embassy Ankara, Turkey, 1984—1986, desk officer Malta and the Vatican, Office We. European Affairs, 1986—1988, deputy head political section, Office European Regional Political Military Affairs, 1988—1990, officer in charge French desk, Office We.

European Affairs, 1990—1991, Pearson fellow, House International Relations Committee, 1991—1992, deputy political counselor, United States Mission to European Union Brussels, 1992—1996, political counselor United States Embassy London, 1996—2000, director Office United Nations Political Affairs, 2001—2003, chief of mission Pristina, Kosovo, 2003—2004, United States ambassador to Albania, 2004—2007.


Married Charles Parker Ries. 2 children.