A Denuclearized Korea: Fantasy or the Future?
General Spider Marks
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018
7:30 a.m. reception/8:00 a.m. breakfast
111 W. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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Please note this program is a breakfast held at 7:30 a.m.
James A. "Spider" Marks
Major General James A. “Spider” Marks is Head of Geopolitical Strategy and Academy Securities’ Senior Advisory Board Member. General Marks is the Founder and President of The Marks Collaborative, an advisory for corporate leader development, education and training and has led entrepreneurial efforts in global primary research and national security.
He served over 30 years in the Army holding every command position from infantry platoon leader to commanding general and was the senior intelligence officer in the LA Riots, the Balkans, Korea, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He culminated his career as the Commanding General of the US Army Intelligence Center and School at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. He has been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf cluster, Bronze Star, and multiple combat, expeditionary and service ribbons. General Marks is a Master parachutist, authorized to wear Korean and Canadian Airborne wings, Air Assault qualified, and Honor Graduate of the US Army Ranger School.
General Marks is a national security contributor to CNN and member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.
City of Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, Chicago Board of Education Inspector General Nicholas Schuler, Cook County Inspector General Patrick Blanchard
Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018
11:30 a.m. reception/12:00 p.m. luncheon
moderated by George Papajohn
Gary Marx, David Jackson, Jennifer Smith Richards, Juan Perez, Jr.
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018
11:30 a.m. reception/12:00 p.m.
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