Jones Group International hires General Tod Wolters

01 August 2023 2 min. read
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Jones Group International (JGI), a defense and security strategy consulting firm, has hired General Tod Wolters, US Air Force (retired), as a senior advisor.

Wolters, who retired last year after a distinguished 40-year career in the US Air Force, will advise JGI clients on defense transformation, national security, cybersecurity, energy security, human trafficking, and more.

From 2019 to 2022, Wolters served as commander, US European Command and supreme allied commander for Europe, NATO. His other commands included US Air Forces in Europe, US Air Forces Africa, and Allied Air Command.

Having led NATO’s armed forces in Europe at the outbreak of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Wolters will support America’s European allies with building cohesive, resilient, and responsive security structures.

Jones Group International hires General Tod Wolters

"General Wolters has consistently demonstrated the ability to defend and generate peace abroad while bolstering the security disposition of Europe," said General James Jones, US Marine Corps (retired), founder, president, and chairman of JGI. "His knowledge and strategic insights are invaluable additions to JGI's capabilities and will further enhance our unparalleled ability to drive impact across the European strategic landscape."

Headquartered in Vienna, VA, JGI works with America’s sovereign partners to create and execute strategies for national defense, security, and prosperity. The firm advises on challenges in strategy development, resource planning, governance, organizational structure, change management, and leadership transition, among other areas.

JGI has practices in national security, defense transformation, economic development and growth, and cybersecurity. The firm works on projects in the US, Middle East and North Africa, and Europe.

JGI has more than 300 subject matter experts, including 20+ retired four-star and three-star officers.

"I am honored to join this team to continue building trusted relationships, stability, and security in Europe and to help American values thrive around the globe,” Wolters said. “There is a lot of work to be done in uniting Europe around the common cause of security and prosperity, and this team is well situated to have an extraordinary impact.”