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Elbridge A. Colby departed July 2, 2018

Defense (joined: May 9, 2017)

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development | $167,774 | Financial Disclosure »

Bio, via Department of Defense:

Prior to entering government service, Colby was from 2014 to 2017 the Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and from 2010 to 2013 a principal analyst and division lead for global strategic affairs at CNA. Earlier in his career he served for over five years in the U.S. Government at the Department of Defense, Department of State, and in the Intelligence Community working on a range of strategic forces, WMD, and intelligence reform matters, including service with the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq in 2003. Colby has also served as a staff member for or consultant to a number of government commissions, including the 2014 National Defense Panel, the 2008-2009 Strategic Posture Commission, and the 2004-2005 President’s WMD Commission. Colby is the author of many book chapters, reports, and articles on defense and foreign policy issues, and co-edited a volume on Strategic Stability: Contending Interpretations. He has testified before Congress and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Colby is a recipient of the Exceptional Public Service Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense and of the Superior and Meritorious Honor Awards from the Department of State. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute of Strategic Studies. Colby is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.

Former Positions Outside Government

Former Compensation Sources

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Employment Assets

Description Value Income
Fondation pour la Rescherche Strategique $1338
CNA 401K
FID Growth Co K $15,001 - $50,000 $2,501 - $5,000
Vanguard Target Retirement 2045 (VTIVX) $50,001 - $100,000 $2,501 - $5,000
Vanguard Target Retirement 2040 Inv (100) $15,001 - $50,000 $5,001 - $15,000
Alexander Hamilton Society $500
Alexander Hamilton Society $500
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace $2500
Carnegie Mellon University $500
Carnegie Mellon University 2017 $500
Center for a New American Security 2016 $136349
Center for a New American Security 2017 $52146
Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) $1000
Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) 2016 $7232
Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) 2017 $4734
CENTRA Technology Inc. 2016 $2000
CENTRA Technology, Inc. 2017 $2000
Congressional Budget Office $500
Institute for National Security Studies $500
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2016 $2944
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2017 $1104
Middlebury University $150
National Bureau of Asian Research $8900
National Institute of Public Policy $1000
Quality Support Inc. $1020
RAND $1000
Sandia National Laboratory $6500
Science Applications International Corp.SAIC 2017 $3825
Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) $6782
The National Interest $250
Wall Street Journal $200
Booz Allen Hamilton $608

Other Income/Assets

Description Value Income
Sequoia Fund (SEQUX) $100,001 - $250,000 $15,001 - $50,000
US Bank account $15,001 - $50,000 None (or less than $201)
Family Irrevocable Trust - 1/3 Interest
House, Chevy Chase MD $1,000,001 - $5,000,000
Carlyle Partners V, L.P., LOB:middle market, privatiz ations/leveraged buyouts in aerospace, defense, healt hcare, consumer/retail, industrial, IT, telecomm, man ufacturing, media; Wash DC. Proportionate share of va lue and income not readilly ascertainable.
US Bank account 2 $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
529 Fund, DC College Savings Plan 2034 Portfolio $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)

Employment Agreements and Arrangements

Employer or Party City, State Status and Terms Date
CNA 401K Arlingtton, VA, USA Continuing participation in Employee Benefit Plan: I will continue to participate in this defined contrib ution plan. Plan sponsor will not make further contri butions after my separation. Sept. 16, 2010
CNAS 401K Valley Forge, PA, USA Continuing participation in Employee Benefit Plan: I will continue to participate in this defined contrib ution plan. Plan sponsor will not make further contri butions after my separation. Jan. 16, 2014

Spouse's Employment Assets

Description Value Income Type Income Amount
US bank account 3 $15,001 - $50,000 None (or less than $201)
World Bank Fidelity IRA
Fidelity Government Cash Reserves (FDRXX) $15,001 - $50,000 None (or less than $201)
World Bank Defined Benefit Plan - Value not readily a scertainable. Eligible to receive benefits based on average three years net salary X accrual rate X years of plan participation None (or less than $201)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Stipend
World Bank Salary

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