Biography

Norton A. Schwartz

General Norton A. Schwartz has served as a member of our board of directors since 2013. General Schwartz has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Business Executives for National Security since 2013. He retired from the United States Air Force in 2012 after nearly 40 years of service. From 2008 to 2012, he was the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, serving as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of active duty, guard and reserve forces and civilian workforce serving in the United States and overseas. As Chief of Staff, General Schwartz was a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff providing military advice to the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council and the President. Prior to that, he served as Commander of the United States Transportation Command from 2005 to 2008 and Director for Operations and Director of the Joint Staff from 2002 to 2005. General Schwartz currently serves on the boards of directors of CAE, USA Inc.; Talon Aerolytics, Inc.; and Braidy Industries, and serves on the board of trustees of the Institute for Defense Analyses.