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IWP Trustees 2023

IWP Board of Trustees

John LovewellChairman
Partner, Keenan Lovewell Ventures

Karla Ahmanson
President, Los Angeles Police Reserve Foundation

Sean Fieler
President, Equinox Partners, L.P.

Carlos E. Fonts
Chairman, HG Partners

John K. Garvey
Partner, Garvey Ventures LLC
President, CEO & Chairman, Petroleum, Inc.

Christopher D. Glass, Sr., Ex Officio
Captain, USN (Ret.)
Executive Vice President, IWP

Garrett Johnson
Chairman and Co-Founder, Foundation for American Innovation

Hon. Mario M. Kranjac, Vice Chairman
Partner, Kranjac Tripodi & Partners LLP

Dr. John Lenczowski
Founder, President Emeritus, and Chancellor, The Institute of World Politics

Heidi Le Baron Leupp
Founder, Enlightened Women

Douglas MacKinnon
Former White House and Pentagon Official

Hon. Tidal W. McCoy
IronGate Capital Advisors

Burk Murchison
Dallas, TX

Elise Murchison
Dallas, TX

Dr. Can Nguyen
Adjunct Professor, George Mason University

Dr. Long V. Nguyen
Founder and CEO, Pragmatics, Inc.

Hon. Edward F. Reilly
Former Chairman, U.S. Parole Commission

Stephen T. (Steve) Sargeant
Major General, USAF (Ret.)
CEO, Marvin Test Solutions; VP Strategic Development, The Marvin Group

William Shaw
President and CEO, Roxbury Properties, Inc.

Donald V. Smith
Former Senior Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey

Dale Timothy White, Ph.D.
Brigadier General, USAF (Ret.)

Jacqueline T. Wieland
Senior Vice President/Investments, Stifel

Amb. Aldona Z. Woś, M.D.President
Former Ambassador to Estonia

 

IWP Board of Advisors

Heidi Le Baron Leupp, Chairman
Founder, Enlightened Women

Neil Alpert
Former CEO and Director, LaserLock Technologies

Karen Armstrong
Summerfield, NC

Adam Bak
Chairman and CEO, Adamba Imports International, Inc.

Bill Bruner
CEO, New Frontier Aerospace

Lawrence W. Casey
Managing Partner; Absolutely Pro; Owner/Consultant, Casey Group

Kelley DeConciliis
Chief Operating Officer, Special Aerospace Security Services Inc. (SASSI)

Carlos A. Fonts
CEO HG Partners

Matthew Gensler
Senior Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist, Capstone Investment Financial Group

David Hakman
Burlingame, CA

David Haynes
FTV Capital

Lynzie Haynes
Atherton, CA

Russell A. Johnson
Retired Partner with KPLJ Ventures

Hal Lambert, CFA
Point Bridge Capital

Patty Sue Mozart
Los Altos, CA

Frank D. Pellicori
Partner, Vivaldi Capital Management

Marc Radasky
Managing Partner, Clarity Capital

Edita Robinson
California

Jenifer Smyth
PurThread Technologies, Inc.

John Smyth
First Republic Bank

Jasjeet S. Sood
Greenwich Capital Partners, LLC

Elias L. Stamatiades, M.A., M.S., CFE (’15)
Senior Procurement Officer, Department of the Navy

Leigh Sudbrink
Greensboro, NC

Barry R. Sullivan
Former CEO, RCL Development

Nora Taylor
NET, LLC

Anita Winsor
Trustee, William H. Donner Foundation

Suzan Zimmerman
CEO, Strategic Capture Group

Trustees Emeriti

Terry Balderson
Former President, Capital Formation Counselors

Donald E. Bently (In Memoriam)
Former Chairman and CEO, Bently Pressurized Bearing Company

Kenneth M. Crosby (In Memoriam)
Former Diplomatic Liaison, Merrill Lynch & Company

Beverly Danielson
Miami, FL

Kenneth E. deGraffenreid
Professor Emeritus, The Institute of World Politics
Former Special Assistant to the President of the United States for National Security Affairs

Stephen A. Fausel
Director of The Fausel Foundation
CEO of Fausel Companies

James G. Jatras
Partner, Venable LLP
Former Foreign Policy Counsel, Senate Republican Policy committee
Former Foreign Service Officer

Jeffrey D. Ludwig
Senior Vice President, NAI Michael Companies

Thomas P. Melady (In Memoriam)
Former Senior Diplomat in Residence, The Institute of World Politics
Former President, Sacred Heart University
Former U.S. Ambassador to Uganda, Burundi, and The Holy See

Brig. Gen. Jack Nicholson, USA (Ret.)
Prior, Int’l Order of St. Hubertus

Thomas L. Phillips
Chairman, Phillips International Inc.

Alfred S. Regnery
Publisher and CEO, Regnery Publishing, Inc.

Joseph A. Reyes (In Memoriam)
Chairman Emeritus, Orion Enterprises

Col. Francis X. Ryan, (USMC-Ret.)
Chairman, Semper Finance, Inc.

B. Francis Saul III
Saul Investment Group, LLC

Hon. Peter Schaumber
Former Chairman, National Labor Relations Board

Barry R. Sullivan
Former CEO, RCL Development

Joseph H. Torras (In Memoriam)
Chairman Emeritus, Eastern Pulp and Paper Corporation

Hon. William H. Webster
Former Director of the FBI and CIA

Amb. Faith Whittlesey (In Memoriam)
Former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland

Honorary Trustee

Bernadette Smith
Roslyn, NY

Honorary Advisors

Cathy Barrett
West Palm Beach, FL

Robert Barrett
West Palm Beach, FL

John K. Castle
Chairman and CEO, Castle Harlan, Inc.

Stephen J. Klimczuk
Associate Fellow, Oxford University Institute for Science, Innovation, and Society; Former Vice President, John Templeton Foundation

Hon. John F. Lehman
Chairman and CEO, J.F. Lehman & Company; former Secretary of the Navy

Michael C. Maibach (’19) 
President and CEO, European-American Business Council (2003-2012)

Amb. J. William Middendorf, II
Chairman, Middendorf & Company; former Secretary of the Navy and U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, the OAS, and the EC

Robert J. Oster
Former CFO, Oracle Corporation

Sen. Larry Pressler
Former U.S. Senator and member, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Chris Ruddy
CEO and president of Newsmax Media Inc.

John Train(In Memoriam)
Founder and former Chairman of Train, Babcock Advisors

Admiral Patrick Walsh, USN (Ret.)
Former Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Amb. Curtin Winsor, Jr.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica