After 38 years of service, Mike LeFever retired from the United States Navy, finishing his military career as the Director of Strategic Operational Planning at the National Counterterrorism. He also served as both the Commander of the Office of Defense Representative in Pakistan and the Commander of the Joint Task Force in Pakistan, leading all U.S. Armed Forces in Pakistan between 2008-2011.
Mike has led disaster relief and humanitarian efforts, including those in response to the earthquake in Pakistan in 2005, and the flood in Pakistan in 2010, the full spectrum of warfare operations, and counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations. He is renowned for his effectiveness in navigating cross-cultural, complex, and international environments, building and promoting lasting partnerships with the US and key allies and coalition partners, and protecting and enhancing the national security of the United States.
Now, as CEO of Concentric Advisors, a risk advisory firm located in Seattle and San Francisco, Mike is focused on the intersection of risk, leadership, and technology.