Meaghan Mobbs, PhD, is an experienced nongovernmental, policy and political leader. She’s a graduate of West Point, holds a masters in forensic psychology from George Washington University and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Columbia University. A Tillman Scholar and George W. Bush Veteran Leadership Scholar, she was a Presidential appointee to the United States Military Academy- West Point Board of Visitors and is a current Gubernatorial appointee to the Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors.

As a former Army officer, small business owner, and the leader of a multimillion-dollar private operating foundation, she’s led significant security and humanitarian efforts around the world. In various capacities, she’s chartered relationships with the US Government, multi-national governments, nongovernmental organizations, and donors and has advised numerous business leaders and government officials on defense, national security, and public safety.

Having testified before Congress on myriad topics to include the military recruitment crisis and religious freedom, her insights on national security, foreign policy, and defense are informed by her eclectic background and expertise in psychology. Her published, peer-reviewed research into the unique psychosocial stressors experienced during wartime service pioneered the concept of ‘transition stress.’ As a former paratrooper and combat veteran, she continues to advocate for service members through her board memberships and volunteer activities.