LEADERSHIP AND STAFF
Col. Robert R. Ulin, U.S. Army-Retired
Bob established the Simons Center in 2009 with a grant from the late Ross Perot, Sr. At the time, Bob was the Founding CEO of the CGSCF Foundation, Inc. Bob’s experience with the interagency community dates to his time in Vietnam where he worked with USAID and the CIA. As a nuclear weapons planner in Germany with a Pershing Missile Brigade he worked with the Energy Department. Later he worked with the State Department, the CIA, and the FBI while assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, Belgium. In 2005 while on the faculty at the Army’s Command and General Staff College, he developed the first interagency course. (Full bio)
Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow:
Lt. Col. John J. Nelson, U.S. Army-Retired
John serves as the Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow for the Simons Center. John served in the U.S. Army for over 20 years in the Air Defense Artillery. After retiring from military service in 2007, he has led numerous analytical and organizational improvement efforts for the private sector, government, and military organizations. In 2015, he cofounded Morris, Nelson & Associates, LLC (MNA) and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. For the past several years, he has worked with several interagency organizations, law enforcement agencies at the federal, state, and local levels as well as non-profit organizations combatting Transnational Organized Crime. (Full bio)
Paige serves as the editor for the CGSC Foundation Press and Simons Center publications. Paige holds a bachelor’s degree in Magazine Publishing and Management from the University of Missouri Journalism school. She has been an editor at the Foundation since 2018. She has also been an editorial intern for Army publications such as Military Review Magazine and the NCO Journal. She is currently pursuing her master’s in strategic communication and public relations of Journalism.
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