Advisory Board

List updated May 2016

Stephen Hadley (Chair)

Former U.S. National Security Advisor

Principal

RiceHadleyGates LLC

Howard L. Berman (Vice Chair)

Former U.S. Congressman

Senior Advisor

Covington & Burling LLP

Dr. Robert C. Adler

Health Policy Analyst – Middle East

Middle East Policy Analysis Group

Nancy A. Aossey

President and Chief Executive Officer

International Medical Corps

William F. Benter

Chairman and International Chief Executive Officer

Acusis

Alexander L. Cappello

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Cappello Group Inc.

George N. Chammas

Cofounder, Vice Chairman, and Director

NavLink Inc.

The Diane and Guilford Glazer Foundation

Howard Gordon

Executive Producer

Teakwood Lane Productions

Ray R. Irani

Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Ray Investments, LLC

Ann Kerr-Adams

Fulbright Coordinator

UCLA International Institute

Zalmay Khalilzad

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and the United Nations

President and Chief Executive Officer

Gryphon Partners

Sharon S. Nazarian

President

Y&S Nazarian Family Foundation

Younes Nazarian

Founder and Chairman

Y&S Nazarian Family Foundation

John C. Novogrod

Partner

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Christopher J. ("C.J.") Oates

Managing Director

RimLight, LLC

Christopher Petitt

Founder

Blue Haystack Inc.

Hussain Qaragholi

Senior Originator, CEEMEA

Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions, Deutsche Bank

William Recker

Founder and Chairman

IronBridge Partners 

Hasan Shirazi

Managing Director

Citi Private Bank

Donald Ellis Simon

President

The Lucille Ellis Simon Foundation

Todd M. Wilcox

Chief Executive Officer

Patriot Capital, LLC