The Top Six Reasons I Left CIA for a New Career

As I wrote previously, I resigned from the CIA on February 28th, 2020, about 12 and a half years after the first time I walked into the building as an employee. CIA’s human resources staff calls it “resigning” and not “quitting” for some reason, and I’m not sure why, other than the former sounds lessContinue reading “The Top Six Reasons I Left CIA for a New Career”

Today, I Resigned from the CIA – Here is How I Experienced My Last Day

Today, Friday, February 28th, 2020 I walked out of CIA Headquarters for the last time as an employee, almost almost 13 years since the first time I did it on July 23rd, 2007. The decision to leave has been a long time coming, and I’ve been looking for other opportunities for some time. I haveContinue reading “Today, I Resigned from the CIA – Here is How I Experienced My Last Day”

Here’s Why I Would Be a One-Term Congressman

During the past year, I have gained experience working with Congress through my organization’s Office of Congressional Affairs. While my main role has been to run our communications and training programs, I’ve had my fair share of interaction with Congressional members and staffers, as well as daily interaction with our liaison officers, the people whoseContinue reading “Here’s Why I Would Be a One-Term Congressman”