Administration



General Counsel

Jonathan Strum has a wide array of experience on both education issues and the transactional and legal side of investment, finance and technology. In addition to his role as General Counsel at DMGS since 2015, Mr. Strum has served a member of the Board of Trustees at the University of West in Rosemead, CA since […]

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Vice President of Advancement

Inspired and encouraged at an early age to always strive to reach her greatest potential, Lisa has known her work would include encouraging others to be their best and give their most, so they too could effect positive change in the world. Lisa practices and shares the leadership principles she has learned and honed over the past two decades as a mother, mentor, […]

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Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Dr. Dinello comes to Daniel Morgan Graduate School for National Security from York College, of The City University of New York (CUNY), where he served as Dean of the Executive Office. In that capacity as Dean, and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President, his primary responsibility was conducting day-to-day college operations, including […]

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Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Dr. Kendell Rice is the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and the Registrar at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS) in Washington, DC. He served as a senior administrator in public and private higher education for 25 years including Oklahoma City University, University of North Carolina – Asheville, University of Kentucky, and the Claremont School […]

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Vice President of External Affairs

Dr. Thomas Cynkin is the Vice President of External Affairs at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security. Cynkin previously headed the Washington Office of Fujitsu Ltd. as Vice President and General Manager. A former Foreign Service Officer for 24 years, he served seven years as a Japanese-speaking diplomat in Japan and was the Asian affairs advisor […]

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Chief Financial Officer

Eric R. Eaton is formerly Special Assistant to the President of Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana, and Chief Financial Officer of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. In addition, Eric has served in senior finance and operating roles of several Fortune 100 companies including Western Union, Meredith Corporation, Time Warner, and Ernst […]

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Executive Vice President & Special Counsel

Mr. Kelly was appointed as Executive Vice President & Special Counsel for the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security in 2016. Mr. Kelly also serves as Vice President and Senior Counsel for Diana Davis Spencer Foundation in Bethesda, Maryland. Formerly, Alan was Senior Vice President and General Counsel with HonorHealth (formerly Scottsdale Healthcare) in […]

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