Chief of Staff
Rebekah Stroman joined The U.S. Russia Foundation in July 2017 as Chief of Staff. In this capacity, she leads the Foundation in planning for a regular calendar of requests-for-proposals, proposal evaluation, grant administration and project monitoring.
Prior to her time with USRF, Stroman served at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 7 years, most recently as the Director of Business and State Engagement for Hiring Our Heroes (HOH), a program of the Chamber’s Foundation. During her time with HOH, Stroman focused on building relationships across the public and private sectors in an effort to help military veterans find civilian employment opportunities. Stroman’s prior roles in Washington, DC, include positions within the firearms, defense contracting, business association, and government lobbying industries.
Stroman holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security Policy and Intelligence from the Institute of World Politics in Washington, DC. In addition, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Clemson University in South Carolina, after completing her first two years of military education at the U.S. Naval Academy. She is a member of Team Red White and Blue (RWB) as an Ironman All World Athlete and competitive long-distance triathlete.