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Kelley DeConciliis

Exfiltration Expert; Vice Chairman of IWP’s Board of Advisors; IWP Professor
Kelley DeConciliis

Exfiltration Expert; Vice Chairman of IWP's Board of Advisors; IWP Professor

Professional Experience

Kelley DeConciliis serves as Chief Operating Officer at a Woman Owned Small Business in Chantilly, VA working with the Intelligence Community.  She currently serves as Vice Chairman on the Board of Advisors at The Institute of World Politics (IWP), as well as an Adjunct Professor. Prof. DeConciliis served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at International Stability Operations Association (ISOA), which represents over 145 government contractors that operate in high-risk austere environments. Prof. DeConciliis also serves on the Board of Directors for Operator Relief Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to providing medical services for our shadow warriors and intelligence operators suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and mental health issues in the field. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Paws of Honor, a nonprofit organization that covers medical expenses for retired working dogs from local law enforcement and government agencies.

Prof. DeConciliis brings 20 years as a trusted advisor on international overseas operations, business development, start-ups, and acquisitions (Microsoft, Veritas, GDIT), counter-bioterrorism, expeditionary medicine, emergency preparedness, and exfiltration services.  In the private sector, she managed operations for expeditionary medical services to the Department of State in Iraq and Afghanistan for both human and K-9 programs. Prof. DeConciliis led the second-largest supply chain for PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) at USAID to over 16 countries throughout Africa. Prof. DeConciliis ran multiple complex CONUS and OCONUS medical programs for the world’s largest healthcare system under the Defense Health Agency (DHA) that comprised of 60 Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) around the globe, Forward Operating Bases (FOBs), detention centers, and the White House Medical Unit.

She also worked for Microsoft Corporation under Bill Gates’ Research and Development Sector, after Microsoft bought their 22-person start-up, Azyxxi, in 2006.

After 9/11, she worked on the “Federal ER One Project,” a national prototype for the next generation “all risks ready” emergency department working with Department of Homeland Security- Biodefense in Washington, D.C. Prof. DeConciliis holds a Psychology degree from The Catholic University of America. She has been featured as a security and exfiltration commentator on CNN, Fox News, and The Washington Post. She holds a Top-Secret Security Clearance.

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