Madeleine Albright

Former Secretary of State


(1937 - 2022)

Madeleine K. Albright was Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group and Chair of Albright Capital Management LLC. She was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States and the first woman to hold this position. Dr. Albright received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, from President Obama in 2012. She was a Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She chaired the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and served as the president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation. She served on the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Policy Board as well as on the Boards of the Aspen Institute and the Center for American Progress. Dr. Albright was a seven-time New York Times bestselling author. Her most recent book, Hell and Other Destinations, was published in April 2020.