Exclusive Insight with Molly Montgomery, VP at Albright Stonebridge Group

Molly Montgomery is a Vice President in Albright Stonebridge Group’s Europe practice. Ms. Montgomery joined the firm from the White House, where she served as Special Advisor to the Vice President for Europe and Eurasia. In addition to advising the Vice President on strategy, policy development, and engagement toward Europe, she frequently represented the White House in public and private engagements with the diplomatic, business, and non-profit communities.

Previously, Ms. Montgomery served as Deputy Director of the Office of Eastern European Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. There, she helped to lead the U.S. response to the crisis in Ukraine and developed strategies to fight corruption, spur democratic and market-oriented reforms, and increase energy security throughout the region.As a member of the State Department’s Executive Secretariat, Ms. Montgomery traveled to more than 20 countries with the Secretary of State. She represented the United States in negotiations with foreign governments and was responsible for the planning and execution of public and diplomatic engagements around the world.

During her 14-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Ms. Montgomery also served at the U.S. embassies in Riga, Sarajevo, and Kabul and at the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai. Ms. Montgomery earned an M.P.A. in International Relations from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and holds a B.A. in Political Science and History from Stanford University. She is a recipient of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship and a term member of the Council of Foreign Relations. She speaks French, Russian, and Serbo-Croatian.

Molly Montgomery – Unpredictability of the Trump Administration

11 Sep 18

QUESTION: How has the unpredictability of the Trump presidency exacerbated the situation for example by tweets and actions from the executive about sanctions and tariffs against Turkey?

Molly Montgomery – The Sanctions and Tariffs Against Turkey

11 Sep 18

QUESTION: How did we get to the point of sanctions and tariffs against a NATO ally?



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