December 8th: Virtual Conversation with BENS COO, Brigadier General (Ret.) Tom Cosentino, USA
December 8, 2021 @ 1:00 am - 1:30 am EST
December 8, 2021 @ 1:00 am – 1:30 am EST
We are excited to virtually host BENS SVP for Strategy and Engagement, Debbie McCarthy who will walk us through all of the events and engagements with senior leaders and government partners that have taken place in 2021. Debbie will provide a good overview of what your BENS organization has been focusing on this year. Along with Debbie, we will also have BENS VP for Policy/Projects, Catherine Sendak and VP for Emerging Challenges, James Whitaker. Catherine and James will provide a similar update focusing on the policy/projects and council work BENS has been focusing on in 2021. Both teams will also provide a look ahead to 2022 and discuss what the priorities will be, things to keep an eye out for potential participation as well as events we are excited about as we move into BENS 40th Anniversary year!
Atlanta FBI Visit w/SAC Keri Farley
Join us for a small Southeast regional trip to visit our friends at the Atlanta FBI. We are honored and excited for the FBI team to host us and for the new FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC), SAC Keri Farley to speak with our group on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the Atlanta FBI Headquarters. SAC Farley will discuss an overall threat landscape for the FBI and the Atlanta area. SAC Farley joined…
Discussion with Lt. Gen. David Bellon, USMC
Please join BENS for a luncheon conversation with Lt. Gen. David Bellon, Commander, Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces South, on Thursday, March 30th. We will discuss the U.S. Marine Corps’ dramatic modernization under the Commandant’s Force Design 2030. As part of Force Design, Gen. David H. Berger, Commandant of the Marine Corps, called for sweeping changes “to meet the principal challenges facing the institution: effectively playing our role as the nation’s naval expeditionary force-in-readiness, while simultaneously modernizing.” Lt. Gen.…
Dinner w/Major General Ed Thomas
BENS Chicago members will host Major General Ed Thomas, Commander, USAF Recruiting Services, for a plated dinner at the Chicago Club. The Discussion objective is USAF talent recruitment and retention. For attendance and registration information, please contact Natalie Callone at NCallone@bens.org.