Dynamic Leadership At The National Intelligence Office
Those fortunate enough to listen to a lecture from Wayne A. Stone, ’92, former acting inspector general of the Intelligence Community and now senior executive in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, might confuse him for an academic of they didn’t know any better. A military man turned high-ranking intelligence officer, Stone preaches the important of education and has the resume to support this paradigm.
“You have to be a life learner,” he said. “That’s what I always tell people. It doesn’t matter what you do for a living, but you have to invest in yourself. The best investment you can make in yourself is education.”
As a young man growing up in Queens, Stone always had an affinity for the military and armed forces. In particular, he loved G. I. Joe and “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” a popular spy-fiction television series that aired on NBC during the mid 1960’s. After graduating high school, he joined ROTC as an undergraduate at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Stone thrived in the Army and began moving up the ranks.
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