As the governing body of the Stimson Center, the Board of Directors is responsible for the oversight of all activities of Stimson to ensure sound financial and managerial practice and protect the integrity of the institution, its reputation and projects.

Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands
David J. Lane has been a leader of government and global non-profit organizations for more than 20 years, including as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome from 2012 to 2016....
Retired US Navy Vice Admiral
Kevin J. Cosgriff is President & CEO of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (WWW.NEMA.ORG) headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. The 400+ member companies of NEMA manufacture a...
Retired CEO, QinetiQ North America
Duane Andrews recently retired as chief executive of QinetiQ North America and was succeeded by J.D. Crouch, president of the company's technology solutions group, after the company's fiscal year...
FleishmanHillard
Kris Balderston is General Manager of the FleishmanHillard Washington, D.C. office. His 30 year career in Washington includes leadership positions dealing with state, federal, and international...
Co-Founder
Stimson Center
Barry M. Blechman is co-founder of the Stimson Center.  He served as chairman of its Board from 1989 to 2007 and returned to the Board in 2014.  Blechman also founded DFI International Inc...
Emeritus
Palmer Coates, LLC (former Assistant Secretary of State)
Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield is a Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Center. He has served as a national security official in the administrations of Presidents Reagan...
Retired US Diplomat
Ambassador Kenneth C. Brill was president of The Fund for Peace from 2010 to 2011. Prior to that, he had a 35-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service. In his final Foreign Service assignment, he was...
Roosevelt Institute
Bowman Cutter was a managing director of Warburg Pincus, a major global private equity firm headquartered in New York City, between 1996 and 2009 where he served both as the firm’s economist and as a...
Cambridge Holdings
Andrew J. Czekaj is the chairman and chief executive officer of Cambridge Holdings, and chairman of its operating subsidiaries. Czekaj has an extensive background in commercial real estate including...
Columbia University
Lori Fisler Damrosch is the Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization at Columbia Law School. She joined the...
Stimson Center
Brian Finlay is the President and CEO at Stimson. His areas of expertise include nonproliferation, transnational crime, counter-trafficking, supply chain security and private sector engagement....
Emeritus
Dr. Alton Frye is the first presidential senior fellow emeritus at the Council on Foreign Relations. In more than 30 years at the Council, he has served in many roles including president, senior vice...
Retired Insurance Executive
Gary Gregg retired from the Liberty Mutual Group in 2011 after 22 years as an executive there. Most recently, Gregg was president and CEO of Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation. LMAC provided personal...
Momentum Aviation Group (MAG)
Francis Q. Hoang currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer of Momentum Aviation Group (MAG) and as a Partner at Fluet Huber + Hoang (FH+H). MAG is a privately held, private-equity backed company...
Mercy Corps
Andrea Koppel is Vice President of Global Engagement and Policy at the international humanitarian and development NGO Mercy Corps and heads up the agency’s Washington, D.C. office.  In her...
Emeritus
Stimson Center
Michael Krepon is the co-founder of the Stimson Center.  He worked previously at the Carnegie Endowment, the State Department, and on Capitol Hill.  His areas of expertise are reducing...
Former Deputy Asst. Secretary of Defense
Brett B. Lambert has been Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Chairman of the Strategic Development Council of Northrop Grumman Corporation since January 26, 2015. Lambert is an Executive in...
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Alice Maroni is chief management officer at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). Maroni came to PBGC in May 2011 after 10 years at the Smithsonian Institution, where she served as chief...
Migration Policy Institute
Kathleen Newland is co-founder of the Migration Policy Institute and directs MPI's programs on migrants, migration, and development and comprehensive protection for refugees. Her work focuses on the...
RAND National Defense Research Institute
John Parachini is a senior international policy analyst and director of the Intelligence Policy Center at the RAND Corporation. He has led RAND projects on the propensity of terrorists to acquire...
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Nicole Piasecki is Vice President and General Manager of the Propulsion Systems Division of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA). Named to the position in March 2013, she is responsible for engine and...
Emeritus
Hills and Co.
Ambassador Tom Pickering joined Hills and Co., an international consulting firm, in 2006 as vice chairman. In July 2006, he retired as senior vice president of international relations of the Boeing...
Proteus Environmental Technologies
Zack Porter is a partner at Proteus Environmental Technologies, a holding company pioneering a multi-asset class investment strategy for resource scarcity industries. The firm focuses on growth...
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Mary Speiser is a former intelligence analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency where she worked on military and weapons proliferation issues. After 9/11, she worked as a CIA liaison on counter-...
Archipelago Corporation
Fred Whitridge, Jr. is the president and founder of the Archipelago Corporation, which has been in the business of investing in other companies and providing merger and acquisition services since...