Board Positions

Organization/CompanyTitle Summary
Quotient TechnologyBoard MemberQuotient Technology is a leading digital promotions, media, and analytics company.
RallyPoint NetworksChairman of the BoardRallyPoint Networks is the premier social network for the U.S. Military community.
IVMFBoard MemberIVMF serves to advance the post service lives of America’s service members, veterans, and military-connected
families.
JUST CapitalAdvisory CouncilThe goal of JUST Capital is to incentivize more just business behavior through increased awareness, transparency, and action where needed.
McCormick Research InstituteBoard MemberProudly serves individuals with special needs and U.S. Military Veterans who suffer from PTSD.
McDonald Family FoundationFounderThe McDonald Family Foundation was established by Robert and Diane McDonald to help teach strong values to their children and grandchildren and make a difference in the world.
Partnership for Public ServiceBoard MemberThe focus of the organization is to achieve a more effective and accountable government.
Association of West Point GraduatesBoard MemberAssociation that supports West Point and graduates of West Point.
U.S. SteelBoard MemberGlobal manufacturer of value-added steel products.
XeroxBoard MemberGlobal provider of print and digital image solutions.
Government Leadership Advisory Council, Partnership for Public Service Co-ChairThe Government Leadership Advisory Council, made up of leadership champions from different sectors, will advise on the Partnership's strategy on leadership development in government.

Recent Posts

National Veterans Resource Center Tour

Thursday morning Ray Toenniessen, Associate Vice President of IVMF, picked me up and took me to the new National Veterans Resource Center, a new building on the Syracuse campus that will house IVMF and its resources.  It is a beautiful new building, funded primarily by a donation by Dan D’Aniello, Co-Founder of Carlyle and Chair […]

Keynote Speech Re-Cap At SynFiny

I recently spoke to the partners and employees of SynFiny, a Cincinnati-based global consulting firm, about my leadership of the Department of Veterans Affairs.  I was asked to talk specifically about how to change corporate culture.  I began my talk by asking an important question, “What do you do, and what steps do you take, […]

McKinsey Leadership Forum Re-Cap

It was my privilege to speak to a group of about forty or so business leaders at the McKinsey Leadership Forum.  Other speakers included my friends Admiral (Retired) Eric Olson, former Commander of the U. S. Special Operations Command, and Beth Colbert, former McKinsey Partner and Head of Office of Personnel Management when I was […]