August 3, 2023
Washington, DC — Pallas Advisors is pleased to announce that MG (Ret.) Charlie Cleveland is affiliating with Pallas Advisors as a Principal. With three decades of service in defense and intelligence, Charlie has held key leadership roles at tactical, operational and strategic levels, including within the Joint Special Operations Command and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Charlie has deep expertise in intelligence, special operations, and space-remote sensing operations. His experience was refined while most recently serving as the Director of Operations for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, as the Vice Director for Intelligence (J2) for the Joint Chiefs of Staff (where he was responsible for overseeing intelligence requirements necessary for the success of joint military missions), and as the Director of Strategic Communications and spokesman for the NATO and US commands in Afghanistan.
“Charlie Cleveland is a proven leader on national security matters.” said Sally Donnelly, Founding Partner at Pallas Advisors. “His experience with a wide variety of intelligence functions across multiple domains, including space, make him an important addition to our team. His leadership while at NGA in integrating the broader GEOINT enterprise including commercial partners is an example of what makes him an invaluable addition to the Pallas network.”
“In my experience, promoting innovation by supporting emerging technologies is critical to maintaining a robust national security ecosystem. I am excited to join Pallas Advisors as we embrace this challenge and continue to move forward.” said Cleveland.