David Rader North America 2023

David Rader is the Deputy Director of the Global Investment & Economic Security Directorate at the Department of Defense. David’s portfolio focus is on national economic security, foreign direct investment, trade policy, and matters under the purview of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Before becoming a public servant, David held roles as a manager in Transaction Advisory Services at EY, a vice president in the Corporate & Investment Bank at J.P. Morgan, as an associate in the National Security Research Division at the RAND Corporation, and he also served as an infantryman in the U.S. Army from 2005-2009.

David holds a BA in Political Science, MA in Government, JD in Corporate Bankruptcy Law, an MS in Finance, and is currently working towards his MBA at Northwestern – Kellogg.