John is a retired Marine Officer, former VP of a major Washington, D.C. non-profit, and partner in a government contracting firm, and an international business development company. He has a distinguished record of exec level leadership and strategy for large, complex organizations and operations. Expertise includes leadership, national security strategy, strategy development, ops planning and training. He is one of the rare few that have commanded at every level of his Marine Corps career. He has served on high-level national gov’t staffs, advised Officers, Politicians and Diplomats. He served as a Military Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, the world’s foremost authority on foreign policy. He served as Chief of Staff of the National Defense University. He also, Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs, Commandant of the Marine Corps’ Chair and taught strategy and logistics at master’s degree level. Today he provides leadership development for many leading organizations.