Leader Biography

Elder Massimo De Feo 

Elder Massimo De Feo was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2016. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Third Quorum of the Seventy in the Europe Area. He is currently serving as the Europe Area President.

After serving as a full-time missionary, he began his career in international relations at the American Embassy in Rome. Elder De Feo was a member of several committees of the U.S. government for bilateral agreements on Social Security and worked as the federal benefits operations supervisor at the American Embassies in Rome and Paris for more than 30 years. He also worked as the deputy regional officer of the Social Security Administration for the Europe South, North Africa, and Middle East Regions.

Elder De Feo has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary from 1981 to 1983 in the Italy Rome Mission, branch president, district president, counselor in a bishopric, high councilor, stake president, and Area Seventy.

Massimo De Feo was born in Taranto, Italy, on December 14, 1960. He married Loredana Galeandro in August 1984. They are the parents of three children.

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