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Jami Miscik

W. David Baird Distinguished Lecture Series

Jami Miscik, W. David Bird Lecture Speaker

Jami Miscik ('80): "The Enduring Need for Public Service"

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 5:00pm, Elkins Auditorium

Jami Miscik is chief executive officer and vice chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., the New York-based strategic international consulting firm that assesses and navigates emerging market geopolitical and macroeconomic risks for its clients. Prior to joining Kissinger Associates in 2009 Miscik served as the global head of sovereign risk at Lehman Brothers.

Before entering the private sector, Miscik had a distinguished twenty-two year career in intelligence, ultimately serving as the Central Intelligence Agency's deputy director for intelligence. In this role she was responsible for all the CIA's intelligence analysts, the production of all-source analysis, and for determining the content of the President's Daily briefing.

She also served as the director for intelligence programs at the National Security Council, and from 2014-2017 Miscik served on the President's Intelligence Advisory Board as co-chair. Miscik received her BA with honors in political science and economics from Pepperdine University and her MA from the University of Denver's School of International Studies.