Jim Mattis

Secretary of Defense at US Department of Defense (District of Columbia)

Jim Mattis

Jim Mattis

Secretary of Defense at US Department of Defense (District of Columbia)

Overview
RelSci Relationships

1820

Primary Location

Washington, DC, United States

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

09/08/1950 - Pullman, WA, United States

Age

67

Number of Awards

15

Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals Jim Mattis likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

President at The Brookings Institution

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Attorney General at United States Department of Justice

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Director of the Preventive Defense Project at Stanford University - Center for International Security and Cooperation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Torch Hill Investment Partners LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Member, Editorial Board at Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Strategic Partner at CBD Advisors

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Lifetime Member of the Board of Directors at The Atlantic Council of the United States

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Program Manager at General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Chair at North American Forum

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Chair at Duf Sundheim's Campaign for Senator from California, 2016

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Paths to Jim Mattis
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Jim Mattis
Secretary of Defense at US Department of Defense (District of Columbia)
Education
M.A. in International Security Affairs
Class of 1994

The National War College of the United States is a school in the National Defense University.

B.A. in History
Class of 1971

Central Washington University, or CWU, is a publicly assisted university in Ellensburg, Washington in the United States

Attendee
Class of 1968

Columbia HighSchool, the District's flagship learning institution, has along-standing tradition of academic achievement, excellence and pride. Ourefforts continue to focus on ensuring that all students are prepared for the 21stcentury, within our local communities and the larger global society. A four-year highschool with an enrollment of approximately 1850 students, the racially diversestudent body had four students named as National Merit Scholar Semifinalists;22 honored as National Merit Commended Scholars; two students acknowledged asNational Achievement Scholar Semifinalists; two named as National AchievementScholarship Program Outstanding Participants; one recognized as NationalHispanic Recognition Program Scholar; and one designated as a National HispanicProgram Honorable Mention Scholar. More than 90 percent of our students take the SATs. A number of students receiveearly action and/or decision acceptances to prestigious institutions of higherlearning.

Career History
Secretary of Defense
2017 - Current

The Department of Defense is America's oldest and largest government agency. With our military tracing its roots back to pre-Revolutionary times, the Department of Defense has grown and evolved with our nation. The Defense Department manages an inventory of installations and facilities to keep Americans safe. The Department’s physical plant is huge by any standard, consisting of more than several hundred thousand individual buildings and structures located at more than 5,000 different locations or sites. When all sites are added together, the Department of Defense utilizes over 30 million acres of land.

Commander
Prior - 2010

United States Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) was a Unified Combatant Command of the United States Armed Forces. USJFCOM was a functional command that provided specific services to the military. The last commander was Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. As directed by the President to identify opportunities to cut costs and rebalance priorities, Defense Secretary Robert Gates recommended that USJFCOM be disestablished and its essential functions reassigned to other unified combatant commands. Formal disestablishment occurred on August 4, 2011.

Lieutenant Colonel
Prior - 2013

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the United States Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. It is one of seven uniformed services of the United States. Created in 1775, the Marine Corps has been a component of the United States Department of the Navy since 1834, often working closely with naval forces for training, transportation, and logistics.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2013 - 2017

General Dynamics is a market leader in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and mission-critical information systems and technology. The company was formed in 1952 through the combination of the Electric Boat Company, Consolidated Vultee (CONVAIR) and several others. The company grew organically and through acquisitions until the early 1990s, when they sold many of our defense-related businesses. Starting in the mid-1990s, they began expanding by acquiring combat vehicle-related businesses, additional shipyards, information-technology product and service companies and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.

Member, Board of Directors
2013 - 2017

Theranos, Inc. develops bio monitoring and clinical laboratory test services. It operatesas a consumer health care technology company. The firm provides lab services through its network of Theranos Wellness Centers. The company was founded by Elizabeth A. Holmes in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Member, National Security Advisory Council
Current

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 400 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a smart power approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

Member, Advisory Board
2015 - Prior

Spirit of America's mission is to support the safety and success of Americans serving abroad and the local people and partners they seek to help. Spirit of America is the only nonprofit organization that directly supports the safety and mission success of deployed US personnel.

Director
2014 - Prior

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank established in 2007 by co-founders Michèle Flournoy and Kurt M. Campbell which specializes in U.S. national security issues. CNAS's stated mission is to develop strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies that promote and protect American interests and values. CNAS focuses on terrorism and irregular warfare, the future of the U.S. military, the emergence of Asia as a global power center, and the national security implications of natural resource consumption

Ex Officio Nonvoting Member, Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training & Employer Outreach
Current

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments. The department is headed by the U.S. Secretary of Labor, which is held by Thomas Perez since July 2013. The purpose of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights. In carrying out this mission, the Department of Labor administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws. These mandates and the regulations that implement them cover many workplace activities for about 10 million employers and 125 million workers. The Department’s headquarters is housed in the Frances Perkins Building, named in honor of Frances Perkins, the Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945 and the first female cabinet secretary in U.S. history.

Member, Principals Committee
Current
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

Learn how non-profit organizations benefit from RelSci
$1 - $4,999
2016

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank established in 2007 by co-founders Michèle Flournoy and Kurt M. Campbell which specializes in U.S. national security issues. CNAS's stated mission is to develop strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies that promote and protect American interests and values. CNAS focuses on terrorism and irregular warfare, the future of the U.S. military, the emergence of Asia as a global power center, and the national security implications of natural resource consumption

Up to $499
2008

The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation preserves and promulgates the history, traditions and culture of the Marine Corps and educates all Americans in its virtues. The Foundation vigorously seeks financial support to complete the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Heritage Center and to promote, support and endow the Marine Corps' long-term historical research and educational activities. To fulfill the mission, vision and goals for the continual development of the Marine Corps Heritage Center and completion of the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the Foundation fundraises and reaches out to government officials, philanthropists, educational foundations and other organizations and entities in order to preserve and propagate the history, traditions and culture of the Marine Corps.

Up to $499
2006

The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation preserves and promulgates the history, traditions and culture of the Marine Corps and educates all Americans in its virtues. The Foundation vigorously seeks financial support to complete the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Heritage Center and to promote, support and endow the Marine Corps' long-term historical research and educational activities. To fulfill the mission, vision and goals for the continual development of the Marine Corps Heritage Center and completion of the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the Foundation fundraises and reaches out to government officials, philanthropists, educational foundations and other organizations and entities in order to preserve and propagate the history, traditions and culture of the Marine Corps.

Advisors
Senior Advisor

Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.

Advisor

Surface Warfare Officer at United States Navy

Awards & Honors
2014
Washington College
NATO Meritorious Service Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster