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Business Council for American Security

The American Security Project’s Business Council on American Security (BCAS) offers strategic advice to extend economic security, strengthen US competitiveness, raise America’s living standards, create strong job growth, and in so doing enhance U.S. national security.

BCAS works with ASP staff on a range of detailed policy issues including energy, climate change, international trade, foreign investment, public diplomacy, export controls, the defense industrial base and a wide range of U.S. Competitiveness issues

The Business Council for American Security is comprised of senior business leaders who wish to contribute to national security and the competitiveness debate in the country.

Jay Lopez
Jay Lopez

Jay Lopez is the President and CEO at Estill Medical Technologies, where he manages the expansion of the Thermal Angel Blood Warmer, Fluid Warmer and IV Warmer product line. In guiding the growth and expansion of the company, Jay manages a team whose goal is to continually increase revenues and profitability while trying to resp... More

Fadi Elsalameen
Fadi Elsalameen

Fadi Elsalameen is a Principal of YCF Group LLC, a private international investment firm. The firm owns and operates a variety of companies across the shipping, agriculture, telecommuncations, education and man power development sectors.

Elsalameen is actively involved in several of YCF Group’s portfolio investments that address global f... More

Alexander R. M. Boyle
Alexander R. M. Boyle

Alexander R. M. Boyle retired in 2009 as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Chevy Chase Bank, a position he held for over 25 years. Prior to beginning service in this position, Mr. Boyle was the President and a member of the Board of Directors of Government Services Savings and Loan, Inc. from 1975 until it... More

Dante Disparte
Dante Disparte

Dante Disparte is the founder and CEO of The Risk Cooperative, a strategy, risk and investment advisory firm focusing on mid-market opportunities and equity investments on a global scale.

Prior to forming The Risk Cooperative, Mr. Disparte served as the Managing Director of Clements Worldwide, a leading insurance brokerage with customers in more 170 countries.  Mr. Disparte is a specialist in strategy and risk reduction through the design a... More