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LEAD 7 Defense Fire Team Panel
Led by LEAD Protégé Cindy Serrano Roberts; a discussion with Lt Col Palmer Roberts, US Space Force and Jimmy Santos, Political Partner, Truman National Security Project. 


Veteran & Military Families Fire Team Panel

Led by LEAD Protégé Lindsey Schiro; a discussion with Sarah Streyder, Executive Director of Secure Families Initiative and 2022 Military Spouse of the Year, Senator Tom Tillis, Chad Moos, Deputy National Service Director of DAV, and Eric Bronner, Founder & COO, Veterans for Political Innovation.



Victoria McDermott, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Dr. Amy May, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Dr. Leandrea H. Hernández, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication; Associate Academic Director, Center for Social Impact, Utah Valley University.



Pat Sargent, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Cerner

Daniel Thode, Managing Director, Defense & Military Health, Oracle Cerner

Avi Vaswani, Vice President of Government Services


LEAD 7 Media & Communications Fire Team Panel

Led by LEAD Protégé Andie Cassidy; a discussion with RDML Lex Walker, Navy Recruiting Command, Terrence Hayes, Press Secretary, Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Capt Jackie Barnum, USMC, and LT Kellie Hall Sbrocchi, USN.


Led by LEAD Protégé Jeenho Hahm; a discussion with the Honorable Patrick Murphy, Former Under Secretary of the Army & Member of Congress, MaCherie Dunbar, Executive Director, Taking the Hill PAC, Alberto Ramos, Director of Talent Development, New Politics, and Madeline Meininger, Program Manager, MA in Public Leadership Program, USF



Brian Dempsey, Government Affairs Director, Wounded Warrior Project

Aleks Morosky, Government Affairs Deputy Director, Wounded Warrior Project

Lauren Augustine, Vice President of Government Affairs, Student Veterans of America

Jen Goodale, Director, Military Family Policy & Spouse Programs, Military Officers Association of America


CAPCON 7 Panels

Expert Guest Speakers

Special Guests

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