Commander, US Navy, Retired
Vince is a Member of Defense Mobile Corporation’s Board of Advisors. In addition, Vince is President of The McBeth Group International, a strategy and defense technology consulting firm. Before founding The McBeth Group, Vincent served 26 years in the government. His positions included: White House Fellow to the President of the United States, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Administrative Aide to the Secretary of the Navy, and Transition Coordinator in 2007 for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His military staff positions included: Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Special Counsel and Director of Strategic Analysis (N00Z) to the Chief of Naval Operations, Special Assistant for National Security to the Vice Chief of Naval Operations, and Special Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information, Plans and Strategy (N3/N5).
As a naval officer, Mr. McBeth was the Commanding Officer of USS McCampbell (DDG 85), a Flight IIA Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer, and USS Tempest (PC 2), a Naval Special Warfare long-range insertion/extraction ship for Navy SEAL forces. Mr. McBeth was awarded the Legion of Merit by the President of the United States and the Defense Superior Service Medal by the Secretary of Defense. A 1987 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. McBeth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, a Master of Arts degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, in cooperation with Harvard University, and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.