ABOUT US

Leadership
& Staff

The Naval Postgraduate School Foundation Advisory Council, Board and staff guide the philosophy and direction of the Foundation in the course of fulfilling its primary mission. Many Foundation leadership members have personal experiences with NPS or the military, making them familiar with the unique aspects of supporting national security priorities.
Leadership & Staff
Advisory Council
Hank Plain

Hank Plain

Board Chair
General Partner, Lightstone Ventures
Evan Allen

Evan Allen

Trustee
In-House Counsel, Pebble Beach Resorts
Ken Beall

Ken Beall

Trustee
Managing Partner, Dartbrook Partners, LLC
Jim Carey

Jim Carey

Trustee
Managing Partner, Stone Point Capital
Gary Coughlan

Gary Coughlan

Trustee
Retired Sr. Vice President, Finance, CFO, Abbot Laboratories
Richard Elster, PhD

Richard Elster, PhD

Trustee
Former Academic Dean and Provost, Naval Postgraduate School
Chris Fussell

Chris Fussell

Trustee
President, McChrystal Group
Karen Hargrove

Karen Hargrove

Funding Committee Chair
Retired Executive, Microsoft
Robert Jaunich

Robert Jaunich

Trustee
Founding Partner, Calera Capital, LLC
Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson

Secretary, Governance Committee Chair
Partner, Wood Warren & Co
Mark Kaufman

Mark Kaufman

Trustee
Founder and Executive Chairman, Athletico Physical Therapy
Lisa Lapin

Lisa Lapin

Communications Committee Chair
Vice President, Communications, J Paul Getty Trust
Steve Lerman, PhD

Steve Lerman, PhD

Trustee
Former Provost, Naval Postgraduate School
Susan Byrne Montgomery

Susan Byrne Montgomery

Trustee
Founder and Vice Chairman, Westwood Holdings Group
Michael C. Morgan

Michael C. Morgan

Trustee
Co-founding Partner, Triangle Peak Partners, LP
Scott Negri

Scott Negri

AHCGT Chair
Owner and General Partner, SKN Properties
William O'Donnell

William O'Donnell

Trustee
Founder and Managing Director, Trek Productions
Daniel Oliver

Daniel Oliver

Trustee
VADM, USN (Ret); Former President, Naval Postgraduate School
Andy Paul

Andy Paul

Trustee
Founding Member, Managing Member, Sopris Capital
Thomas Prescott

Thomas Prescott

Trustee
Former President and CEO, Align Technology
David Rice

David Rice

Trustee
Director, Global Security, Apple
Leonard M. Riggs

Leonard M. Riggs

Trustee
Former CEO, Emcare, Inc.
Andrew Rosenberg

Andrew Rosenberg

Trustee
Founder, Lynx Capital and Lynx Opportunity Funds
Julie Roth

Julie Roth

Treasurer
LtCol, USAF (Ret); Wealth Manager, Monterey Private WealthFunds
Robert J. Skinner II

Robert J. Skinner II

Trustee
Co-CEO and Founding Partner at IEQ Capital
Mike Shute

Mike Shute

Trustee
Founder and Former CEO, TBG Financial
William Tyler

William Tyler

Trustee
Founder, Former Chairman and CEO, Resource Management Group
Norm Wesley

Norm Wesley

Trustee
Former Chairman and CEO, Fortune Brands, Inc.

Trustees Emeriti

RADM Skip
 
Armstrong, USN (Ret)
Donald
 
Beall
Peter
 
Blackstock
Mike
 
Chandler
Vance
 
Coffman
David
 
Deniger
Gordon
 
Eubanks
RADM Jim
 
Greene, USN (Ret)
James
 
Hebenstreit
David
 
Liskin
ADM Hank
 
Mauz, USN (Ret)
Stephen
 
McGowan
Richard
 
Pagnillo
David
 
Reese
Robert
 
Rice
Bill
 
Warner
Darnell
 
Whitt