Mr. Rose served in the United States Army for nearly 33 years, with numerous combat deployments as a Special Operations Forces engineer officer and high-level positions in the Pentagon. A recognized strategic leader, he was the Director of Military Support at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and led complex, cross-agency groups in the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC) in response to natural disasters and emergencies.
During the historic hurricane season of 2017, Doug led the operational integration of Department of Defense (DOD) and NRCC resources to synchronize national-level priorities, plans, and strategic messaging. Simultaneously, he envisioned and built the DOD Mission Assignment Support Team at NRCC to expedite DOD approval and sourcing of FEMA mission assignments.
Doug received a BS in Mechanical Technology from Lincoln University, an MS in National Security Strategy from the National War College, and an MS in Human Resource Management from Webster University. He completed the Homeland Security Executive Seminar at Harvard’s Kennedy School, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative from Harvard’s School of Public Health, Homeland Protection Course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Homeland Security Planner’s Course from the Department of Homeland Security.