Our Team

Gen. (ret) Stan McChrystal

Retired four-star general who led JSOC in Iraq and was Top Commander in Afghanistan. Founder of McChrystal Group and the McChrystal Group Leadership Institute. Senior Fellow at the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and Chairman of the Aspen Institute’s Franklin Project.

Gen. (ret) Tom Kolditz

Executive Director of The Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University, Houston, Texas. Former founder and Director of the Leadership Development Program at Yale School of Management. Former Director Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point.

Gen. (ret) Olivier Tramond

Former Comptroller General French Army Corps – French Ministry of Defense. Commandeur of the Légion d’Honneur and the National Order of Merit, Cross for Military Valor. Military Advisor to Safran/Sagem.

Gen. (ret) John Vines

Chief People Officer at McChrystal Group. former Commander of US Army XVIII Airborne Corps and Multi-National Corps Iraq.

Gen. (ret) Garry Schnelzer

Represented the Secretary of the Air Force as program executive officer for the acquisition of the Air Force Space and Ballistic Missile Defense System programs at the Pentagon.

Kirk Saduski

 Emmy-nominated documentarian, head of non-fiction film and television at Playtone, the executive in charge on “Band of Brothers”, co-producer on “John Adams”, “The Pacific” and “Game Change” for HBO, co-executive producer of the CNN documentary series “The Sixties”, “The Seventies”, “The Eighties” and “The Nineties”.

Mitchell Wolfson, Jr

President of The Wolfson Initiative, Washington Storage Company, and the Novecento Corporation. Founder of the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach and the Wolfsoniana Museum in Genoa, Italy.

Col (ret) Jack Jacobs

Medal of Honor recipient for his actions during the Vietnam War. Serves as military analyst for NBC News and MSNBC and is co-Chairman of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.

Col. (ret) Keith Nightingale

Commanded airborne battalions in both the 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment and the 82nd Airborne Division. Commanded both the 1/75th Rangers and the 1st Ranger Training Brigade. He brought the 82nd Airborne Division back to Normandy for the first time in 1984 (40th Anniversary of D-day) and provides annual terrain walks to active duty soldiers and GE CEO’s. Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur.

 Col. (ret) Dave McNeil

President and CEO of Hannah Solar. Logistics, operations, training, and Base Operations Management. Installation Commander of FT Dix, New Jersey. Annual terrain walks with in Normandy with Keith Nightingale and GE. Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur.

Susan Eisenhower

CEO and Chairman of the Eisenhower Group. Chairman Emeritus at the Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College.

The Hon. Carole Brookins

The United States Executive Director to The World Bank in Washington, D.C. from 2001 to 2005. International consultant and Managing Director of Public Capital Advisors LLC.

The Hon. Deborah Wince-Smith

President and CEO Council of Competitiveness. Board of the US Naval Academy and the Smithsonian.

Professor Alexandra Richie PHD

Author and Professor of History in the Department of International relations and Wladyslaw Bartoszewski Chair for History at the Collegium Civitas of Warchaw.

Joan Kahn

National Vice President WIZO USA, Board of the  American Friends of the Louvre, Executive board member of the World Jewish Congress and Former President of Women for Women at the UN.

Clifford Gibbons

President of Gibbons and Company. Son of late Congressman Sam Gibbons, a D-Day Veteran, who was the primary subject of Tom Brokaw’s book “The Greatest Generation”.

Joseph M. Cohen

Chairman and CEO Switch HTN Sports Group.

Lisa Pierozzi

Former CFO Motion Picture Association of America and Senior VP Universal Studios.

James D. Fay

Chief Financial Officer View,Inc.

Dorothea de La Houssaye

Founder and director of the Normandy Institute Foundation.