LTG (Retired) Frank Kearney
Paul Bell recently retired from Dell after 15 years there. His most recent position was President of the Public Sector and Large Enterprise organization, a $30 Billion global business unit. He was previously President of the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, based in London, for 7 years. Paul was chairman of Dell’s Global Giving Council, responsible for the company’s philanthropic programs. Prior to his time at Dell, Paul was at the Bain & Co. consulting firm. He is an instrument-rated pilot and an avid cyclist. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and three daughters. Paul graduated from Penn State and has an MBA from Yale.
Command Sergeant Major (Retired) Jeffrey J. Mellinger
Elisabeth Hasselbeck currently serves as co-host of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends (weekdays 6-9AM/ET). She joined the network in 2013.Most recently, Hasselbeck co-hosted FNC’s 2014 New Year’s Eve special, All-American New Year, live from Times Square in New York City alongside Bill Hemmer. Prior to FNC, Hasselbeck was a co-host on ABC’sThe View for 10 years. During her time on the daytime talk show, she and her co-hosts were selected by Time Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” and in July 2009 Forbes ranked The View as #11 on the list of “30 of the Most Influential Women.” Until 2013, she had also been a contributor to ABC’s Good Morning America since October 2010.Hasselbeck has interviewed Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama and was also a keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention in both 2004 and 2008. Additionally, as a woman with Celiac Disease, she works closely with the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University to raise awareness about the autoimmune disease and has written two New York Times best sellers,The G-Free Diet and the cookbook, Deliciously G-Free.A graduate with a BA in fine arts from Boston College, Hasselbeck has been honored with the Boston College Distinguished Alumni Award.
Brigadier General (Retired) Craig Nixon
Mike Doheny is a partner of the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company and has been with the Firm since 2002. He works with clients across industries on strategic and operational topics. He is a honors graduate of the United States Military Academy and the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University.
Douglas P. McCormick
Doug McCormick is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at HCI Equity Partners and oversees the origination, management and development of the Firm's investments. Mr. McCormick leads the firm’s investment initiatives in the commercial aerospace, defense, distribution and industrial packaging industries. Before joining HCI Equity, he worked at Thayer Capital Partners and the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley & Co., where he was involved in the completion of numerous mergers and acquisitions and acquisition-related financing transactions. Mr. McCormick previously served as a Captain in the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry Division receiving numerous awards to include Runner Up in the 1995 Best Ranger Competition. Mr. McCormick received his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point
Colonel (US Army Retired) James Ficke, M.D., is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Dr. Ficke retired after 30 years of active service where he served the U.S. Army Surgeon General as the senior advisor for Orthopaedic Surgery. He has deployed in combat, and during his leadership of Army Orthopaedics, led a national effort to improve care for extremity war Injuries. He remains acting in advocating for additional research and improvement in wellness for injured Warriors. He has been an endurance athlete for over 30 years, competing from marathons to multi-day adventure races including the Eco-Challenge and Primal Quest. He has completed over a dozen ultra-marathons, including Leadville Trail 100 and the Hardrock 100 mile race. His family are also ultramarathon runners. He is a practicing surgeon, actively caring for runners and athletes with lower extremity injuries.