Meroe Park (SFS’89), former executive director of the CIA, will provide faculty, students and university leaders with insights and perspectives as the university’s newest Distinguished Executive-in-Residence.
The Georgetown alumna also served as the acting CIA director for a short time in 2017, maintaining the agency’s operations and providing a smooth transition for Mike Pompeo to take the helm as the new director.
As Distinguished Executive-in-Residence at Georgetown, she will provide faculty, students and university leaders with insights and perspectives based on her lengthy career in public service.
Former FBI director Robert Mueller and former U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel have held past residencies.
Park, a 27-year veteran of the agency, served in the position from 2013 to 2017 – acting as the agency’s chief operating officer.
In that role, she managed the day-to-day operations of the agency, guided the organization through its largest organizational and cultural change, modernized the agency’s information technology systems and helped revamp the CIA’s talent management and development system.