John S. Creamer entered the U.S. Foreign Service in 1986, and has served at the U.S. Embassies in Nicaragua, South Africa, Haiti, Argentina and Colombia. In Washington, he has served as Senior desk officer for Brazil, South Africa, and Colombia, Deputy Director of the Office of Andean Affairs, and Executive Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs. He has received three individual Superior Honor Awards and various Group awards.
John has a Bachelor's degree in Government from Georgetown University, as well as a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center. He also received a Masters in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University.
John received a Fulbright Scholarship in 1985 to Malaysia where he researched the legal aspects of economic integration within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. He is married and has four children.