DynCorp International vice president of Business Development, Lynn von Koch-Liebert was recently named a 2015 Marshall Memorial Fellow by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). The Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF) is GMF’s flagship leadership development program. Fellows engage in six months of preparation designed to enhance their understanding of transatlantic relations before participating in a 24-day policy immersion course.
Von Koch-Liebert was selected from a pool of 700 nominations representing 39 countries in a highly competitive process, with just 10 percent of nominated candidates selected for this prestigious fellowship.
The Marshall Memorial Fellowship
The MMF was created in 1982 to introduce a new generation of European leaders to the United States. Today, GMF selects fellows from all 50 U.S. states and 39 European countries. GMF awards 75 Marshall Memorial Fellowships each year to the best and brightest from all sectors, including business, government, and civil society.
The GMF strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit of the Marshall Plan. GMF contributes research and analysis and convenes leaders on transatlantic issues relevant to policymakers. GMF offers rising leaders opportunities to develop their skills and networks through transatlantic exchange, and supports civil society in the Balkans and Black Sea regions by fostering democratic initiatives, rule of law, and regional cooperation.
About Lynn von Koch-Liebert
Von Koch-Liebert currently leads Business Development efforts for DI’s DynLogistics Group. Prior to this role she served as the DynLogistics staff director and several other leadership roles within Business Development and the DynLogistics Group.
Prior to joining DI, she worked for the United Nations Office of Project Service (UNOPS), serving in Jerusalem, Southern Sudan and Afghanistan. Her responsibilities included project management, business development, communications, inter-agency planning efforts and review of internal systems and processes.
Von Koch-Liebert holds a Masters of Public Affairs from Princeton University, a Masters of International Security from Cranfield Defense Academy and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from the University of South Dakota. Her graduate fellowship was conducted at the Joint Chief of Staff’s Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell. She is a 2014 member of the Truman Security Project Defense Council.