Mike Raynor joined the State Department in 1988, and is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor. He has served as U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia since his arrival in November 2017. Prior to his arrival in Addis Ababa, he served as Director of the Bureau of Human Resources’ Office of Career Development and Assignments starting in September 2016. Learn more about Ambassador Raynor.