The Millennium Alliance is thrilled to welcome former White House intelligence professional Olivia Troye as keynote speaker for our upcoming Transformational CISO Assembly on August 30-31. Troye served as Vice President Mike Pence’s Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor from 2018 to 2020 and brings over 20 years of experience providing strategy, policy & operations expertise to Cabinet-level officials and private sector executives in the intelligence, counterterrorism, homeland security, risk management and international affairs arena.
Olivia Troye is a former career intelligence professional who served as Vice President Mike Pence’s Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor, as well as his lead staffer on the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
Originally from El Paso, Texas, Troye is fluent in Spanish. She received her Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in International Security Studies and Counterterrorism from the National Defense University College of International Affairs. In 2019, Troye graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School’s Executive Leaders Program, an exclusive opportunity for senior-level homeland security & public safety leaders.
After graduating from college, Troye worked for the Republican National Committee. The September 11 attacks prompted her to begin a career in national security, where she first served in the Pentagon as a George W. Bush Administration appointee. Troye was an intelligence official in the DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis serving as chief of strategy, policy, and plans and worked in the Office of the Vice President of the United States as the homeland security and counterterrorism advisor to Vice President Pence and an aide to the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
After leaving the White House, Troye went on to found The Troye Group, where she currently serves as director of the Republican Accountability Project and Republicans for Voting Rights. Troye uses her expertise and platform to advise private sector and non-profit organizations on global & domestic national security initiatives, educate clients on misinformation and disinformation threats on a variety of issue areas, including election security and political violence prevention, and support non-partisan and non-profit organizations on initiatives related to national security, voting rights, and defending democracy.
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