Board of Directors – Shawn VanDiver


Board Secretary

Shawn VanDiver lives in San Diego and is a Senior Manager helping Deloitte government clients in California solve their most vexing problems. He serves on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Convention Center, Veterans Community Connections, and the Downtown San Diego Partnership as well as the Public Policy Committee for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. VanDiver is the Co-Founder of the San Diego Chapter Director of the Truman National Security Project and the Executive Director of the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum San Diego Agora.

Having never had an opinion he wasn’t willing to share, he has been published in local, national, and international outlets, including the San Diego Union Tribune, USA Today, and The Guardian on myriad topics regarding the policy and politics of national and international security, public policy, and military affairs.

He attended National University, the University of San Francisco, and the Naval Postgraduate School and holds multiple certifications spanning the enterprise of homeland security, corporate security, and emergency management. A Navy Veteran, he enjoys cooking, sailing, and time spent with his incredible wife and their children.