Aniko Gaal Schott

Principal Owner @ A. Gaal and Associates

Anikó Gáal Schott Anikó Gáal Schott grew up in Montreal, Canada, where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry at Sir George Williams University and went on to study dentistry at McGill University. From 1967-1978, she traveled abroad with the U.S. Foreign Service as a dependant, serving in Ecuador, Brazil and East Germany for 11 years. She is the founder of A. Gaal & Associates, a Washington, D.C. based design and consulting firm, and is active participant in numerous charities, including many Hungarian causes. As a Presidential Appointee, she is serving on President George W. Bush’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee, representing the public (2003-2006). Among her awards are: the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Brazil’s National Order of the Southern Cross, the Star Medal of Honor from the Transylvania World Federation and New York City’s Gold Key Award. She is married to Nash Whitney Schott, a Federal Prosecutor who recently retired after 30 years of service in the Department of Justice. They live in Washington, D.C.