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John R. Campbell

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Wounded Warrior Care & Transition Policy)
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John R.  Campbell

In 2010, Mr. John R. Campbell was appointed by the Secretary of Defense as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy, where he is responsible for ensuring wounded, ill, injured and transitioning Service members receive high quality services including the tools needed to transition seamlessly to civilian life.

In 2007, Mr. Campbell founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of MyVetwork, an on-line social network whose mission is to create one place where service men and women, veterans and their families can connect, support each other, find resources and share information with others in the military community.

From 1997- 2007, Mr. Campbell served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Advisor for Wf360, where he helped build interactive dialogue-based initiatives that achieve a variety of specific goals for large organizations with dispersed workforces, as well as companies interested in leveraging customer relationships. Wf360’s Global Conservationalists have included Meg Whitman, CEO of eBay, General James Jones, Supreme Allied Commander of NATO Forces, and Christine Lagarde, France’s Finance Minister.

Prior to his service with Wf360, Mr. Campbell held high ranking leadership positions within the financial services industry including his role as Managing Director Senior Advisor for Credit Suisse First Boston, in the capacity of Chief of Staff for Global Banking, where he oversaw strategic planning, budgeting, and resource management. Before serving in this capacity, Mr. Campbell served in several roles in senior management for Credit Suisse including Managing Director and Head of Commercial Banking – North America.

His tenure within the financial sector included positions with J.P. Morgan and Company, Inc. where he was deputy Project manager for Morgan’s $1billion new headquarters building on Wall Street.  Before that, he was responsible for the bank’s lending portfolio in the Southern cone of Latin America. Mr. Campbell also played a key role in merging Morgan’s National and International Banking Divisions.

Mr. Campbell served in the United States Marine Corps from 1967 – 1970 and served as a platoon commander in Vietnam in 1968 where he received two purple hearts. Mr. Campbell holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) from Georgetown University and a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Columbia University.

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