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Mark MacCarley,

Major General (Ret’d) Mark MacCarley,

CEO, American Armenian National Security Institute
SUMMARY Over thirty-five years of experience successfully leading and managing complex transportation and logistics organizations within the United States Military, to include joint force operations (Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force), ranging in size from 200 to 50,000 personnel. WORK HISTORY 2015 – Present – since Army Retirement. President - American Armenian National Security Institute, a United States registered non-profit educational and philanthropic corporation. Concentrates on educating Congressional, military and civilian national security decision-makers on American defense and strategic interests, primarily in the South Caucasus, the cornerstone of which is an anticipated robust American Armenian security cooperation agreement. AANSI believes that a strong Armenian military with a correspondingly invigorated national security posture in collaboration with the United States is the best guarantor of peace and the maintenance of democratic institutions in one of the most contentious and volatile parts of the world. Also serves as Senior Advisor, Consultant and Attorney - MacCarley & Rosen, PLC. concentrating on government contracting, military logistics operations, and information technology issues. 2012 – January 2015. United States Army: Major General – Deputy Chief of Staff (civilian equivalent – Chief Operations Officer), at the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, the Army’s senior organization for recruiting, educating, and training Soldiers and for developing military capabilities to effectively and efficiently respond to present and future threats to national security. Supervised staff directorates, to include Personnel, Equal Employment Opportunity, Operations, Logistics, Budget/Finance, Engineering, Facilities Management, Information Management, Public Affairs, the Congressional Liaison Office, the Staff Judge Advocate’s Office (Office of General Counsel), the Inspector General’s Office, and the Quality Assurance Office. As a member of the Senior Management Group, executed the 4-Star Commander’s (Chief Executive Officer) strategic vision for the organization. Additionally, coordinated with four basic training facilities, twelve Army post secondary schools, and its two colleges, collectively serving a military and government civilian student population of over 450,000, including both resident and distance learners. Directly engaged with civilian educational accreditation bodies to include the American Council on Education, the US Department of Education, and the Council on Vocational Education. Oversaw an annual budget of $4.1 billion. Represented the organization with senior Department of Army, Department of Defense, and Department of Education leadership, as well as the Veterans Administration, Congress, and Foreign Allied Forces. 2010 – 2012. United States Army: Major General – Deputy Commanding General – Support, 1st Army and Commander, 1st Army Reserve Support Command (civilian equivalent – senior vice president). 1st Army is the highest-level Army organization of approximately 8,000 military and 4,000 civilian employees responsible to train, equip, mobilize and deploy all Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers for overseas contingency operations, to include Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, and Operation Enduring Freedom. Was responsible for all administrative and support functions, to include human relations, logistics, information technology, legal and audit. Served as 2 one of the principal public spokesmen and representatives for the organization with senior leaders of the Army, Army National Guard, State Governments, and the Army Reserve. 2009 – 2010. United States Army: Brigadier General – Deputy Commanding General, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, headquartered at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait (civilian equivalent – senior vice- president). Was responsible with the Commanding General (Chief Executive Officer) for over 9,000 soldiers and 45,000 civilian contractors engaged in the logistical, administrative and operational support of United States and Coalition Armed Forces in Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Sinai, to include personnel administration, finance, medical, maintenance, supply, and transportation activities. Served as one of the senior negotiators with civilian US and foreign contractors and with the Governments of Kuwait and Iraq on defense and contract issues. Executed a $4,500,000,000 operational budget. Served as the US Army Central Command (ARCENT) point of contact with the Government of Kuwait to coordinate cooperative and mutually supporting training for the Kuwait National Guard and US forces. 2007 – 2009. United States Army: Brigadier General – Deputy Commanding General, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Similar duties as above, except was focused on the Pacific Rim strategic challenges and bilateral exercises with Korea and Japan. Worked with an annual budget of $135,000,000. 2006 – 2007. United States Army: Colonel – Deputy Defense Coordinating Officer and Regional Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer, US Fifth Army – Army North, San Antonio, Texas (civilian equivalent – Vice-Chief of Civil Defense and Emergency Response for the Federal Government). Was responsible within Federal Emergency Management Agency Region Nine (California, Nevada, and Arizona) for coordinating the Department of Defense response to major natural and manmade disasters. Worked with multiple Federal agencies, state and local government officials, and all US military services, to determine requirements for emergency assistance and to confirm/deliver such US military capabilities and assistance to the disaster sites within the Region. 2005 - 2006. United States Army: Colonel - Chief of Staff, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Similar duties as described in the 1st Theater Sustainment Command reference above. EDUCATION Loyola University School of Law at Los Angeles, Juris Doctorate degree. Admitted to the California Bar and the Federal District Courts for California, Washington, Florida, and New York. United States Army War College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Masters in Strategic Studies. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Master of Business Administration. California State University at Northridge, Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. BIOGRAPHICAL DATA Unites States DoD Security Clearance: TS-SCI current Languages: Spanish (read, write, speak), Arabic (speak, some reading)