Lt. Gen. David Huntoon is a member of The Spectrum Group in Alexandria, VA. He served for forty years as a senior leader in the U.S. Army, and completed his career as the Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, 2010-2013. During his leadership of West Point, it was ranked as one of the top public colleges in America by Forbes and US News and World Report.
Other senior strategic leadership positions included Director of the U.S. Army Staff, Commandant of the U.S. Army War College, Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy for the U.S. Army; and Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS.
As an infantry officer, Lt. Gen. Huntoon served in a series of command and staff assignments in the U.S., Germany, Korea, and the Middle East. These assignments included deployments with the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, NC in Operation Just Cause (Panama) and Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm (Kuwait/Iraq).
Lt. Gen. Huntoon has a B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, an M.A. in Government from Georgetown University, and an MMAS from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He served as a National Security Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
LTG Huntoon serves as a strategic coach and consultant to leader development, strategic planning, and human resource programs for the U.S. government and in the private sector. He guest-lectures on leadership, strategic thinking, and national security strategy as a Professor of Practice at Washington University at Brookings and to other public and private sector professional organizations worldwide.
LTG Huntoon is a Board Member of Dog Tag Inc., a disabled veterans small business certification program affiliated with Georgetown University. He has served as a Member of two Presidential Boards of Visitors, and on the Board of Trustees of the Naval Postgraduate School.