Mount Vernon is open over the holiday weekend.  We look forward to seeing you!

The Leadership Institute faculty, both full-time and adjunct, are first-rate and have years of practical C.E.O. and teaching experience, combined with historical research and a record of publishing.

Permanent Faculty

Peter Cressy

Peter Cressy

Peter Cressy, Ed.D., RADM (Ret.), is the Co-director of the Leadership Institute. He served 28 years in the United States Navy in command and senior staff positions, followed by 8 years in higher education as a college president and university chancellor - where he was also a tenured professor of management. He later served 16 years as the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council trade association.

Joseph Stoltz

Joseph Stoltz

Joseph Stoltz, Ph.D., is Co-director of the George Washington Leadership Institute. He previously was a member of the United States Military Academy Department of History. He studies the integration of the Continental Army and its French allies during the American War of Independence. 

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