Colin McElroy

Director of Health, Safety, & Security

Health, Safety and Security


Colin McElroy joined CIEE as the Director of Health, Safety, & Security in May of 2016.  Prior to joining CIEE, Colin most recently served for nearly 13 years in the U.S. Army, departing as a Major and serving in a variety of roles. With the Army, he led multiple military organizations, including the headquarters unit of Officer Candidate School, where he was responsible for 3,000 students annually, advised foreign security forces, and spent numerous years living and working abroad including serving two deployments in Iraq. Colin holds an Associate's degree in Arabic from the Defense Language Institute; a Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in English from the Virginia Military Institute; a Master of Science in International Relations with a concentration in National Security Affairs from Troy University; and a Master of Arts in Business & Organizational Security Management from Webster University.

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