Cryptologic Programs & Cybersecurity Events

2024 Cocktails & Codebreakers
Guest Speakers & Agenda (coming soon)

* Please stay tuned for more details - coming soon about the program agenda and additional speakers.

Guest Speakers

  •  Gen Timothy D. Haugh, USAF Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service - Keynote Speaker
    Gen Timothy D. Haugh, USAF Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service - Keynote Speaker

    General Timothy D. Haugh is 4th Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and 19th Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

    A native of Hughesville, Pennsylvania, General Haugh earned his commission in 1991 as a distinguished graduate of the ROTC program at Lehigh University.

    General Haugh has commanded at the squadron, group, wing, numbered air force, and joint levels. He’s served on staffs at major command, agency and combatant command headquarters. His notable tours include Deputy Commander of Joint Task Force Ares, Commander of Cyber National Mission Force, Commander of Sixteenth Air Force, and Deputy Commander of U.S. Cyber Command.

    In addition to earning his Bachelor of Arts in Russian Studies from Lehigh University, General Haugh holds Master of Science degrees from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, the Naval Postgraduate School, and Southern Methodist University.

    General Haugh and his spouse, Mrs. Sherie Haugh, have been married for more than 31 years, and have one son, one daughter, and one daughter in law.

  • Mr. Montel Williams - Special Guest Speaker
    Mr. Montel Williams - Special Guest Speaker

    Montel Williams has evolved from a media celebrity, revered for his 17-year tenure on "The Montel Williams Show," into a multifaceted figure with endeavors spanning across television hosting, authorship, entrepreneurship, advocacy, and motivational speaking. A recipient of an Emmy Award, his television career has been marked by a deep commitment to exploring societal issues and empowering individuals facing challenging situations. Williams is notably recognized for his military service, having begun his career in the United States Marine Corps, subsequently becoming the first African American to attend the Naval Academy Prep School and then graduating from the United States Naval Academy and being commissioned as an officer.

    Beyond his illustrious television career, Williams continues to make an impact through his current role as the host of "Military Makeover with Montel" on Lifetime, a heartwarming series dedicated to renovating the homes of military families. He also brings his insights to "The Balancing Act," a talk show that addresses pivotal life topics.

    His acting pursuits have seen him grace screens in notable shows like “The Resident,” “All My Children,” and “Guiding Light,” for which he received a NAACP Image Award nomination. Off-screen, Williams is a successful author with eight books to his credit, four of which are bestsellers, and he's currently penning his ninth book, in the military history genre.

    Williams’ deep-rooted passion for the well-being of military personnel and veterans drives his philanthropic efforts. He actively supports organizations that focus on veterans' welfare, diversity, children's well-being, animal rights, and more. His dedication is further exemplified through his board memberships at the Fisher House Foundation, The Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases, and The Research & Recognition Project.

    Holding a degree in general engineering with a minor in international security affairs, and additional qualifications in Russian and Mandarin from the Defense Language Institute, Williams’ military accolades include two Meritorious Service Medals, two Navy Commendation Medals, two Navy Achievement Medals, among others.

    Montel Williams is not just a public figure but a beacon of resilience, advocacy, and service, continually seeking ways to inspire and make a tangible impact on the world.


  • Mr. Steve Scully - Program Moderator
    Mr. Steve Scully - Program Moderator

    Steve Scully has interviewed every president since Gerald Ford. In his three-decade career at C-SPAN, he has served as political editor, host, and senior executive producer of C-SPAN’s programming, including the Washington Journal, Road to the White House series, and its podcast ‘The Weekly.’ In addition to his work at C-SPAN, Scully served as adjunct faculty at the University of California-DC Program and completed his Terker Fellowship (2019-21) at George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs last month. He previously served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver, Pace University, and George Mason University.

    Scully chaired the Jefferson Educational Society Global Summit in his hometown of Erie, Pa., for the past 11 years. Scully served nine years on the White House Correspondents’ Association, including as president from 2006-07. In 2019, he was named to the Pennsylvania Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

    Scully earned his Master of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois, graduating magna cum laude. Prior to that, he received his Bachelor of Arts in communications and political science from American University.

Agenda (coming soon)