Ambassador Tod Sedgwick served as U.S. Ambassador to the Slovak Republic from 2010 to 2015. He currently serves on the boards of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, the Council of American Ambassadors, and the Slovak American Foundation. He is a member of the Ambassadorial Advisory Committee of the Atlantic Council and the National Democratic Institute.
From 1987 to 2010, Sedgwick was President and CEO of Sedgwick Publishing Co. During that period, he was also President and CEO of Red Hills Lumber Co. from 2000 to 2008 and Director of Sedgwick Land Company from 1992 to 1998. In 2001, he founded IO Energy, an online energy information company covering the natural gas, coal, and electricity industries, and served as its Chairman from 2001 to 2004. He also founded Pasha Publications, a specialty publisher focused on energy, defense and environment markets, and served as the chief executive from 1978 to 1998.
Sedgwick received an A.B. from Harvard College.