Whitney Grespin

Whitney Grespin is the co-director of the Carlisle Strategy Sessions and a founding member of the London Sessions. She works as a Peace Operations Analyst at the U.S. Army War College’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute and is a PhD candidate with King’s College London’s Defence Studies Department. Whitney is also a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations and active member of the Army and Navy Club’s Fox Conner Society. She’s on Twitter @whitneygrespin.

Marc V. Schanz


Marc Schanz is the Director of the Cigars, Scotch, & Strategy group in the Washington, D.C. area, as well as the director of publications at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies in Arlington, Virginia. He oversees the writing, editing, and production of Mitchell's study papers, policy briefings, and other research activities focused on U.S. military aerospace power, and its role in the modern U.S. national security environment. Marc also advises Mitchell's affiliated authors and fellows, and aids their engagement efforts in and around the National Capital Region. Marc is a 2002 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and received his M.A. in International Affairs from Georgetown University in 2013. You can find Marc on Twitter @GameOfSchanz.