(entered 2015) Todd Burroughs is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army and a Fellow in the Army’s Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Wofford College, a Master of Business Administration (International Business) from the University of South Carolina, and a Master of Military Art and Science (Strategy) from the United States Army Command and General Staff College. His MMAS thesis focused on the efficacy of security force assistance in countering violent extremist organizations in failed and potentially failing states.
Todd has served fifteen years in the United States Army in a variety of command and staff assignments, including multiple operational and combat deployments in locations across the globe. He is also a Certified Public Accountant whose professional experience includes work in assurance, taxation, and financial accounting services across a wide range of industries including closely held and publicly traded companies, manufacturing and distribution, medical and dental, governmental, and non-profit entities.
His research interests involve decision-making and strategic assessment with respect to selection into conflict, specifically the formation of assumptions, their underlying subjective probabilities, and their relative impact on policy initiatives selected to achieve grand strategic end states.