2020 AdvisorHub Industry in Transition Speaker: Nadja West
Sponsored by Dynasty Financial Partners
Surgeon General and Former Commanding General, US Army Medical Command
- Surgeon General and 3-star General in the Army, and the highest-ranking female graduate from West Point
- More than 20 years experience in executive leadership, crisis management, and disaster response — instrumental in crafting the DOD medical response to the Ebola crisis
- Named one of Washington’s Most Powerful Women by Washingtonian Magazine
- Speaks expertly on effectively leading teams through times of uncertainty and crisis
A trailblazer in female leadership, Lieutenant General (ret) Nadja West is the 44th Army Surgeon General and the former Commanding General of US Army Medical Command. She is the first African American woman 3-star General in the Army’s history, the first African American Army Surgeon General, and currently the highest-ranking woman to ever graduate from West Point. West shares her story of grit, perseverance, strength, and breaking boundaries, even when faced with adversity. Taking audiences on her journey to becoming the Army’s first African American woman 3-star General, she motivates them to overcome challenges with self-belief, bravery, and balance. With more than 20 years of experience in executive leadership, crisis management, and disaster response – including crafting the DOD medical response to the Ebola crisis – West speaks expertly on leadership tactics to effectively lead teams through times of uncertainty and crisis.