Rye Barcott is co-founder and CEO of With Honor, a cross-partisan organization that strengthens democracy by fighting polarization in Congress with principled veteran leadership. He has built his career in service and entrepreneurship by building bridges across often difficult divides. While in service in the Marines, he co-founded the non-governmental youth leadership and public health organization CFK Africa in the Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. Written for students, his memoir It Happened on the Way to War juxtaposes military service and social entrepreneurship. Bono called it a “wild ride,” and the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu acclaimed the book as “tremendous.” Barcott co-founded and led the clean energy investment firm Double Time Capital after founding and leading a clean energy investment team for the former CEO of Duke Energy, the late Jim Rogers. Barcott serves on the boards of the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation, the U.S. Institute for Peace, NDI, and CFK Africa.
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