Todd C. Chapman is the current U.S. Ambassador to Brazil. He is a career member of the Foreign Service, Class of Minister- Counselor, served as Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador from 2016- 2019. Ambassador Chapman previously served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political Military Affairs at the Department of State (2014-2016); Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Brasilia, Brazil; Senior Deputy Coordinator for Economic Affairs, U.S. Embasy Kabul, Afghanistan; and Chargé d'Affaaires and Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique. Earlier in his career, he served as Executive Assistant, Bureau of Wesstern Hemisphere Affairs, Political/ Economic/ Commercial Counselor, U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia, and Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy San Jose, Costa Rica. He also served as Telecommunications Officer, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Economic/Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Office in Abuja, Nigeria, and Kenya/Uganda Desk Officer, Office of East African Affairs.