Henry A. Crumpton


Ambassador Henry A. Crumpton is the founder and CEO of Crumpton Group (CG) LLC, an international advisory and business development firm. Established in 2008, CG serves the Fortune 500 leadership and the global business elite. He is also the CEO of Crumpton Ventures, with investments in manufacturing, cyber-security, training/education, and robotics with an emphasis on unmanned aerial systems. He served as an independent director of Argan Inc. (NYSE: AGX) for eight years. He was on the advisory boards of AECOM, DC Capital Partners, and The Coca Cola Company. He currently serves on the advisory boards of Stone Canyon Industries and Allied Bio Sciences.

A 24-year veteran of the CIA’s Clandestine Service, he led the CIA’s Afghanistan campaign from 2001-2002. In 2005 President George W. Bush appointed him Ambassador-at-Large and US Coordinator for Counterterrorism.

Among his several honors: the Sherman Kent Award for an outstanding contribution to the literature of intelligence and the Distinguished Intelligence Medal—the CIA’s highest award for achievement. Ambassador Crumpton is the author of The New York Times bestseller, The Art of Intelligence. A graduate of the University of New Mexico and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, he is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and the OSS Society.