Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Eisenhower Group, Incorporated
Susan Eisenhower is the CEO and Chairman of The Eisenhower Group, Incorporated (EGI), a Washington D.C. based consulting company founded in 1986. For more than 25 years, the company has provided strategic counsel on business development, public affairs and communications projects. EGI has worked on complicated assignments, not just in the United States, but also abroad—in China, Russia, Central Asia and Western Europe for such companies as American Express, IBM, Coca Cola, AES, Alcoa, and General Electric.
In addition to her work through EGI, Susan Eisenhower has also had a distinguished career as a policy analyst. Currently, she is Chairman of Leadership and Public Policy Programs at the Eisenhower Institute of Gettysburg College. She has also been a Fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics and a Distinguished Fellow at what is now the Center for National Interest.
Over the years, she has served as a member of three blue ribbon commissions for the Department of Energy for three different secretaries: The Baker Cutler Commission on US Funded Non-Proliferation Programs in Russia; The Sununu-Meserve Commission on Nuclear Energy; and the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future, which just released its findings on a comprehensive program for the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle in the winter of 2012. She was also appointed to the National Academy of Sciences Standing Committee on International Security and Arms Control, where she served eight years. After as many years on the NASA Advisory Council, she served as a commissioner on the International Space Station Management and Cost Evaluation Task Force. She is currently a member of MIT’s Energy Initiative Advisory Board and co-chairman of NEAC, the Secretary of Energy’s Nuclear Energy Advisory Board.
In addition, Ms. Eisenhower has done extensive work in executive training on strategic leadership. She has spoken on this subject in many corporate venues, as well as at such distinguished institutions as the United States Military Academy at West Point; the Foreign Policy Association in New York; the Army War College, Carlisle; Sandia National Laboratory, MIT and Australia’s Science and Technology Organization, which is part of their Ministry of Defence. Eisenhower holds a year-long seminar for competitively selected students at the Eisenhower Institute of Gettysburg College called Strategy and Leadership in Transformational Times.
She has authored hundreds of op-eds and written four trade press books, two of which were on regional best seller lists, and she co-authored or co-edited four other books on international security issues.