Dan Rice, Karen Kuhla McClone and Lieutenant General Frank Kearney

Dan Rice is President of Thayer Leadership at West Point. Dan is a West Point graduate and served as an Army Infantry officer in Iraq. He has been awarded the Airborne Badge, Ranger Tab, Purple Heart and Combat Action Badge. He holds an MBA from Kellogg/Northwestern University, Masters of Marketing from Northwestern University, an MSEd from University of Pennsylvania and has completed his doctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania Chief Learning Officer program. He is the co-author of “West Point Leadership: Profiles of Courage” and has published in the Wall Street Journal, Small Wars Journal, and Chief Executive magazine. Karen Kuhla McClone, Ph.D., is Executive Director of Thayer Leadership. She holds an MS degree in Education from Virginia Tech and a PhD in Education from the University of Virginia. Karen worked at GE delivering their leadership development systems and Change Acceleration Process training to healthcare executives, and as Global Program Manager, Leadership Development at GE’s Corporate University in Crotonville. Lieutenant General Frank Kearney is the Chief Executive Officer of Draper Laboratories. Draper employees over 1,700 employees in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Reston, Virginia. LTG Kearney served 35 years in the U.S. military, primarily in Special Operations, with combat tours in Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere. He served at the tactical, operational and strategic levels of U.S. national security including as the Deputy Commander for U.S. Special Operations (USSOCOM). LTG Kearney has been a faculty member with Thayer Leadership since he retired from the Army in 2012.

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