On October 20th, 2013 at 5:00pm, The Curtis Report will be joined by special guest, John Sitilides of Trilogy Advisors in Washington DC. Mr. Sitilides will join the show to discuss his speciality in geopolitical risk and national security issues and his service as a consultant to the US State Department.
Mr. Sitilides long portfolio of aiding in government affairs will give our listeners a chance to hear an inside account of working in Washington DC advising on some of the nations biggest issues regarding national security and geopolitical risk.
Listen in on Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at 5:00pm on KLIF 570AM as we speak with Mr. John Sitilides.
Here is a brief bio of Mr. John Sitilides:
John Sitilides is a government relations and international affairs specialist, serving as Principal at Trilogy Advisors LLC. In strategic partnership with former Members of Congress, he manages a client portfolio including environmental regulation, energy technologies, private property rights and natural resources issues. Current projects include federal budget authorization and water infrastructure projects, Clean Water Act wetlands permitting, and technology communication strategies.
Sitilides serves on the Board of Directors of 3doo, Inc, a media technology company, and of Biovest International, a biopharmaceutical company. He also serves on the Board of Directors of International Orthodox Christian Charities, a global humanitarian organization, and of Leadership 100, a national Greek Orthodox foundation.
Sitilides consults the State Department under a U.S. government contract, managing professional development of senior U.S. diplomats in Greece and Cyprus in conjunction with the Turkey program. Twice recognized by the State Department for expertise in public policy and international relations, he is a professional speaker on American politics and geopolitical risk at investor and business conferences, and before government, military and intelligence community audiences. He has testified before Congress and is interviewed on global affairs and national politics by broadcast, print and new media.
Sitilides launched and directed the Western Policy Center, an international relations institute focused on U.S./NATO/EU issues in southeastern Europe. He managed strategic planning, policy analysis, political and corporate communications, and financial operations until he negotiated its 2004 merger with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where he served as Board Chairman of the Southeast Europe Project.
Previously, he served as federal affairs strategist to one of California’s largest land development corporations, and as a communications and legislative aide to Senator Alfonse D’Amato of New York, including on two successful re-election campaigns.
He was an informal policy advisor to the 1996 Dole/Kemp presidential campaign, and was appointed in 2003 to the Commerce Department’s Joint Science and Technology Cooperation Advisory Council (Initiative for Technology Cooperation in the Balkans).
A member of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, the Association of Former Senate Aides, and AHEPA, he received the 2007 “Greek Letters and Culture Award” for his contributions to the advancement of classical knowledge in American education, religion, and culture.
Sitilides holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Queens College. He lives in McLean, VA with his wife, who is an attorney and businesswoman, and their four sons (07/08/2013).