WestExec Welcomes John Conger, Lawrence J. Gumbiner, and Nick Zimmerman

WestExec Advisors, LLC helps business leaders make the best decisions by advising on geopolitical risk and emerging opportunities. Washington, D.C. – WestExec Advisors is pleased to announce John Conger, Lawrence J. Gumbiner, and Nick Zimmerman have joined its distinguished and growing team. John Conger most recently served as Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) at the Department of Defense, where he provided advice to the Secretary of Defense on all budgetary and financial matters. Prior to serving as Deputy Comptroller, [...]

2021-05-20T00:00:37-04:00May 20, 2021|Press Releases|

WestExec Welcomes General Vincent Brooks, USA (Ret.) and Ambassador Dana Shell Smith

WestExec Advisors, LLC helps business leaders make the best decisions by advising on geopolitical risk and emerging opportunities. Washington, DC – WestExec Advisors is pleased to announce General Vincent “Vince” Brooks, USA (Ret.) and Ambassador Dana Shell Smith have joined its distinguished team of principals and senior advisors. General Brooks retired from active duty in January 2019 as the four-star general in command of U.S. Forces Korea. In this position, he concurrently commanded United Nations Command as well as the Republic [...]

2020-09-30T21:46:33-04:00September 8, 2020|Press Releases|

Nitin Chadda, Bill Moran, and Dennis Ross join Delta Capital Partners Management Board of Advisors

"Christopher DeLise, Delta's Founder, CEO and CO-CIO, stated, 'We are honored to have such accomplished and highly respected professionals on Delta's Board of Advisors. Their backgrounds, innumerable achievements within their respective fields, and vast and deep experiences will help Delta execute various strategic objectives and further enhance and distinguish Delta's strong position within the litigation finance industry. These eight outstanding individuals join Delta's team as the firm continues its U.S. and global expansion to meet the evolving needs of end-users...'" Read [...]

2020-08-01T12:21:13-04:00July 27, 2020|Press Releases|

Matt Waxman and national security leaders urge Congress to provide election officials with additional funds

"American elections, the bedrock of our democracy, face two extraordinary challenges this year: Covid-19 and combatting foreign interference. While these twin challenges are first and foremost a test of our democracy, they are also a threat to our national security. We urge you to provide election officials with the resources they need to protect our elections this year. "As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, state and local governments face significant and unexpected costs as they prepare to provide safe in-person [...]

2020-08-01T12:34:28-04:00July 20, 2020|Press Releases|

To our WestExec family, friends, partners, and community:

Like all of you, we have been reflecting on what we can do in the wake of the senseless killing of George Floyd. We know that the nation we all served together has long been flawed—with underlying systemic racism, increasing inequality, and chronic mistreatment of Black Americans and others of color. We as a nation can and must be better. We will not only respond as a firm to reinforce our commitment to diversity within our ranks and explore ways to [...]

2020-10-08T13:57:06-04:00June 12, 2020|Press Releases|

WestExec Welcomes Admiral Bill Moran, USN (Ret.) and Rachel Ellehuus

Washington, DC – WestExec Advisors is pleased to announce Admiral William "Bill" Moran, USN (Ret.) has joined its distinguished team of principals. ADM Moran is the former Vice Chief of Naval Operations and the former Chief of Naval Personnel. He recently retired, culminating 38 years of service as the U.S. Navy's second-highest ranking officer. In his last role in the Navy, ADM Moran led many important budget initiatives and contributed on all key operational decisions. He was responsible for guiding an [...]

2020-03-04T10:50:41-05:00February 18, 2020|Press Releases|

Michèle Flournoy testifies before the House Armed Services Committee on DOD’s role in the competition with China

Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Thornberry, distinguished members of the House Armed Services Committee, it is truly an honor to testify before you today on the Department of Defense’s role in the United States’ strategic competition with China. U.S.-China Competition Broadly Strategic competition between the United States and China is multi-faceted, with economic, technological, political, ideological, and military dimensions. Any successful approach to this competition must take account of each of these dimensions and neglect none. Therefore, before I outline the [...]

McCain Institute Announces Inaugural Class of their National Security and Counterterrorism Fellowship, designed and led by Nick Rasmussen

“‘We have selected women and men of extraordinary achievement and promise who in the mold of Senator John McCain have demonstrated their commitment to national security and public service,' said Rasmussen, who joined the McCain Institute as a senior director last year. 'Simply put, investing in the personal and professional development of the most promising emerging leaders engaged in national security and counterterrorism is vital for our future...’” Learn more about the fellowship here: Learn More

2019-10-04T18:51:15-04:00September 26, 2019|Press Releases|

Michèle Flournoy and Thomas Shannon keynote the Development Bank of Latin America Conference

"The Inter-American Dialogue (IAD) held the 23rd annual Development Bank of Latin America Conference to discuss the most immediate issues and concerns impacting the Americas. In this portion, former Obama administration Defense Undersecretary for Policy Michèle Flournoy joined Inter-American Dialogue Co-Chair Thomas Shannon for a conversation on global security challenges and how those challenges affect the U.S. and Latin America..." Watch the full keynote here: Full Keynote

2019-09-19T14:14:08-04:00September 4, 2019|Press Releases|

Michèle Flournoy and General Joseph Votel keynote the Intelligence and National Security Summit

“Retired Gen. Joseph Votel, who served as commander of U.S. Central Command during the Obama and Trump administrations, sat down for a one-on-one discussion with former Defense Under Secretary Michèle Flournoy. The two former officials discussed China, Russia and Iran as well as technology and intelligence. The conversation took place at the annual intelligence and national security summit hosted by the Intelligence & National Security Alliance (INSA) and the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) in Washington, DC..." Watch the [...]

2019-09-19T14:10:28-04:00September 4, 2019|Press Releases|
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