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Jonathan Green

Prior to joining Beacon, Mr. Green spent more than eight years working as an advisor and committee staff member on Capitol Hill, where he helped to develop nine National Defense Authorization Act and three annual defense appropriations bills. During his time on Capitol Hill, Mr. Green has worked at the forefront of high profile international security issues, ranging from Afghanistan to Ukraine, and on functional issues such as irregular warfare and information operations. He has extensive experience developing and implementing strategies for senior elected officials, bringing together the executive and legislative branches with industry and academia on pressing national security matters.

Most recently, Mr. Green served as the Defense Policy Advisor to United States Senator Jeanne Shaheen, leading her defense and intelligence work on the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Defense. Previously, he served as National Security Advisor to United States Representative Jason Crow, serving as his designee to the House Armed Services Committee and leading the Congressman’s work on defense, intelligence, foreign policy, civil space, and veterans affairs matters. From 2015 to 2019, Mr. Green served as Special Assistant on the Senate Armed Services Committee under Ranking Member Jack Reed, where he supported special investigations and led work on the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization. 

Before serving on Capitol Hill, Mr. Green worked as a contractor for the Department of Defense in Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics from 2013 to 2015, supporting oversight of and engagement with Federally Funded Research and Development Centers and University Affiliated Research Centers. He also supported Major Defense Acquisition Program information reform efforts to better leverage completed studies to expedite program timelines. He also served as an intern on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and for United States Senator John Kerry.

Mr. Green earned a Master of Public Policy, with an emphasis in National Security Policy, from the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. He also attended the University of Delaware, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts, with a concentration in United States Foreign Policy, a specialization in the Middle East and North Africa, and a minor in Islamic Studies with Arabic.