David E. Jeremiah

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David E. Jeremiah, Admiral (U.S. Navy, Ret.), was selected February 7, 2006, by President George W. Bush to be a member of the President's Intelligence Oversight Board.

Jeremiah is Partner and President of Technology Strategies & Alliances Corporation, a "strategic advisory and investment banking firm engaged primarily in the aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and electronics industries." "During his military career Admiral Jeremiah earned a reputation as an authority on strategic planning, financial management and the policy implications of advanced technology." [1][2]

Jeremiah has served continuously as a member of the Board of Trustees at the MITRE Corporation since 1999. He is a member of the National Reconnaissance Advisory Panel, the National Defense Panel[3], and the Defense Science Board Task Force on Human Resources. He has served on the Defense Policy Board under then Chairman Richard N. Perle.

Admiral Jeremiah served as Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff to General Colin L. Powell and General John M. Shalikashvili. He served as "Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet from 1987-1991. He commanded a task force, battle group and destroyer squadron in earlier tours in the Mediterranean. In October 1985 he directed the capture of the Achille Lauro hijackers and in April 1986 led combat operations against Libya in the Gulf of Sidra. Ashore, Admiral Jeremiah served as Director, Navy Program Planning and in financial planning positions on the staffs of the Secretary of Defense and Chief of Naval Operations.

Jeremiah serves on the Boards of Directors for Alliant Techsystems Inc., Geobiotics, Inc., ManTech International Corporation.In 2002, Jeremiah was elected Chairman of the Board of Wackenhut Services, Inc. (WSI), the "leading provider of contract security services to U.S. government agencies."

He is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs. The Admiral received his B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Oregon and his Master degree in Financial Management from George Washington University. He completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard University.[4]

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