OUR TEAM

Founders

Michèle Flournoy

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Antony Blinken

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Former Deputy Secretary of State and Former Deputy National Security Advisor

Team

Sergio Aguirre

Founding Partner

Former Chief of Staff to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Former White House National Security Council Director

Lincoln Bloomfield

Senior Advisor

Former Special Envoy and Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs

Michael Camilleri

Senior Advisor

Former White House National Security Council Director for Andean Affairs

Nitin K. Chadda

Founding Partner

Former Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense and Former White House National Security Council Director

Gabrielle Chefitz

Associate

David S. Cohen*

Principal

Former Deputy Director of the CIA and Former Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence

Elbridge Colby

Senior Advisor

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development

Rebecca Edelston

Director of Operations

Kim Gillies

Operations Associate

Avril D. Haines

Principal

Former Deputy National Security Advisor to the President and Former Deputy Director of the CIA

Josh Hochman

Associate

Chris Inglis

Principal

Former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency

Cristina Killingsworth

Senior Director

Former Senior Advisor to the CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation and Former White House National Security Council Director

Lisa O. Monaco

Principal

Former Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor to the President

Meghan O’Sullivan

Senior Advisor

Former Special Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan

Jen Psaki

Senior Advisor

Former White House Director of Communications and Former Spokesperson for the Department of State

Ely Ratner

Senior Advisor

Former Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President

Dennis Ross

Senior Advisor

Former Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for the Central Region and Former Special Advisor to the Secretary of State

Danny Russel

Senior Advisor

Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Former National Security Council Senior Director for Asian Affairs

Daniel B. Shapiro

Principal

Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Former White House National Security Council Senior Director

Michael Singh

Senior Advisor

Former White House National Security Council Senior Director for Near East and North African Affairs

Vikram Singh

Senior Advisor

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia

Jamie Smith

Senior Advisor

Former Special Assistant to the President and White House Deputy Press Secretary, and Former Director of Public Affairs for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Julianne Smith

Senior Advisor

Former Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President and Former Principal Director for European and NATO Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense

Colin Thomas-Jensen

Senior Advisor

Former Africa Policy Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Deputy Director of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations’ Washington, DC Office

Miriam Vogel

General Counsel and Senior Advisor

Former Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice

Celeste Wallander

Senior Advisor

Former Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Russia/Eurasia

Matthew Waxman

Senior Advisor

Former Principal Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff

Robert O. Work

Principal

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense and Former Under Secretary of the Navy

*David is providing services to WestExec through Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.