OUR TEAM

Founders

Antony Blinken*

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Former Deputy Secretary of State and Former Deputy National Security Advisor to the President

Michèle Flournoy

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Sergio Aguirre

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

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

Nitin Chadda

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

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

Team

Lincoln Bloomfield

Senior Advisor

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

Major General Charlie Bolden, USMC (Ret.)

Principal

Former NASA Administrator

General Vincent K. Brooks, USA (Ret.)

Principal

Former Commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and
United States Forces Korea

Michael Camilleri

Senior Advisor

Former White House National Security Council Director for Andean Affairs and Former Advisor on the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff

Ebony Carroll

Director

Ron Clark

Senior Advisor

Former Deputy Under Secretary of Homeland Security and Former White House National Security Council Director and Acting Senior Director

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

Rachel Ellehuus

Senior Advisor

Former Principal Director for European and NATO Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense

Jamie Fly

Senior Advisor

Former National Security Council Director for Counterproliferation Strategy and Former Counselor for Foreign and National Security Affairs to Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)

Kim Gillies

Associate Director, Talent and Operations

Josh Hochman

Associate

Chris Inglis

Principal

Former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency

Cristina Killingsworth*

Vice President

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

Vice Admiral Joe Maguire, USN (Ret.)

Principal

Former Acting Director of National Intelligence and Former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center

Sarah McCool

Executive Assistant

Admiral Bill Moran, USN (Ret.)

Principal

Former Vice Chief of Naval Operations and Former Chief of Naval Personnel

Meghan O’Sullivan

Senior Advisor

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

Ely Ratner*

Senior Advisor

Former Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President

Elizabeth Rosenberg*

Senior Advisor

Former Senior Advisor at the Department of Treasury

Ambassador Dennis Ross

Senior Advisor

Former Special Assistant to the President and Former White House National Security Council Senior Director for the Central Region

Danny Russel

Principal

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

Jay Shambaugh*

Principal

Former Chief Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers

Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro

Principal

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

Ambassador Dana Shell Smith*

Senior Advisor

Former U.S. Ambassador to the State of Qatar and Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs

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

Rebecca Skoryanc

Director of Operations

Jamie Smith

Senior Advisor

Former Deputy White House Press Secretary and Former Director of Public Affairs for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Colin Thomas-Jensen

Senior Advisor

Former Africa Policy Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Former Deputy Director of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations’ D.C. Office

Miriam Vogel

Senior Advisor

Former Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice

Celeste Wallander

Senior Advisor

Former Special Assistant to the President and Former White House 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 and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Robert O. Work

Principal

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

*Currently on a leave of absence from WestExec.
**David is providing services to WestExec through Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.