May 8, 2017 – Rear Admiral Elizabeth L. Train USN (Ret’d) ,former Commander of the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), will transition to the newly formed role of Vice President for Strategic Partnerships for Team Rubicon Global (TRG).
“We are extremely honored to welcome Liz to the Team Rubicon family. Her nearly 20 years of leadership in the military, especially in the areas of humanitarian assistance and disaster response, make her superbly qualified for the role,” said William McNulty, CEO of Team Rubicon Global and Cofounder of Team Rubicon USA. “This position requires someone with extensive experience establishing and sustaining partnerships and a global perspective. Liz has consistently shown that throughout her career.”
Rear Admiral Train is a visionary leader with a proven track record of team building and integrating expertise across government, academia, and industry. Her decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and other personal, unit and campaign awards. She was also the recipient of the National Military Intelligence Association’s Rufus Taylor award for Leadership in 2006.
“I am thrilled to be joining Team Rubicon Global, an organization I’ve long admired. I’m honored to continue my life’s work in public service with TRG and sincerely look forward to dedicating my skills and expertise to this mission,” said Rear Admiral Train. “As a recently separated Naval officer, I understand a veteran’s desire to continue doing purposeful work. I’m committed to helping veterans and first responders worldwide achieve this goal through my new role with TRG.”
As Vice President for Strategic Partnerships, Rear Admiral Train will oversee high-level relationships with foreign governments, NGO’s, and other partners critical to supporting Team Rubicon’s disaster response efforts. This position plays an integral part in scaling TRG’s mission to coalition countries worldwide while facilitating the organization’s ability to respond to natural disasters quicker than ever before. Rear Admiral Train will report directly to the CEO.