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WASHINGTON, April 10, 2020 

Beacon Global Strategies (BGS) is pleased to announce that Mr. Thomas P. Bossert, who most recently served as Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, has joined the firm’s Board of Advisors.

As a former Homeland Security Adviser to two U.S. presidents, Mr. Bossert helped oversee domestic and transactional security issues and advised the president on cybersecurity, global health security policy and counterterrorism.  He also coordinated the President’s Cabinet and ensured timely implementation of the President’s decisions and priorities and served as the National Continuity Coordinator.

Mr. Bossert currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer at Trinity Cyber, a highly disruptive, cutting edge provider of technology as a service.

“We are fortunate to welcome Tom Bossert to BGS’ Board of Advisors,” said Michael Allen, founder and Managing Director at Beacon. “Tom’s background and leadership role in contributing to the public’s understanding of the COVID-19 crisis will be a great asset to our Board, our company, and our clients.”

Prior to joining Trinity Cyber, Mr. Bossert served in a number of senior executive government and private sector roles. He served in government as the Deputy Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush and has held several other policy positions on the National Security Council and Homeland Security Council staff. Among other government positions, Mr. Bossert was a plank holder at the Department of Homeland Security, served as congressional staff, and in a federal prosecutor’s office.

Mr. Bossert is a National Security Analyst for ABC News and a Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. He earned his law degree from George Washington University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He was born and raised in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Bossert joins the BGS team, led by Managing Directors Michael Allen, Former Staff Director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and former Senior Director at the National Security Council under President George W. Bush; Jeremy Bash, Former Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense and CIA Director; and Andrew Shapiro, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs; BGS Senior Counselors Leon Panetta, Former Secretary of Defense and Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency; and Michael Morell, Former Deputy Director of the CIA; as well as BGS Advisory Board Members Robert Cardillo, Former Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; Ambassador Eric Edelman, Former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy and Ambassador to Turkey; Deborah Lee James, Former Secretary of the United States Air Force; Marc LampkinRichard Ledgett, Former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency; David Shedd, Former Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency; Admiral James Stavridis, Former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and Commander of U.S. Southern Command; Frances Townsend, Former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; Dr. Michael Vickers, Former Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence; and Admiral Sandy Winnefeld, Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

About Beacon Global Strategies

Founded in 2013, Beacon Global Strategies is a bipartisan strategic advisory firm that provides clients an in-depth understanding of national security decision-making to advance objectives and solve problems in Washington and abroad. The Beacon team brings experience informed by their years of service in the White House, State Department, Defense Department, CIA, Justice Department, on Capitol Hill, and in the private sector.