Special Assistant to the Vice President
Jon Hickey is an Active Duty Captain in the Coast Guard, currently detailed to the White House as a Special Assistant to the Vice President for Domestic Policy. Prior to reporting to the White House in July of 2018, Captain Hickey served as the Commanding Officer of Base Alameda where he led over 500 people in providing all aspects of mission support across the Coast Guard’s Eleventh District area of responsibility. Prior to reporting to Base Alameda in July 2015, Captain Hickey served as the Commanding Officer of Project Resident Office Lockport, Louisiana where he led the 43-person unit in the project management and oversight of the $4 billion Fast Response Cutter (FRC) shipbuilding program.
Captain Hickey attended Senior Service School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he earned a Master of Science in System Design and Management. He also holds a
Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science in Project Management from the George Washington University. He is a graduate of the Advanced
Acquisition Program at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, and is a certified Project Management Professional, a DHS Level III Program Manager and a licensed Professional
Engineer in the state of California. He is currently participating in MIT’s Seminar XXI Program for National Security Leaders in Washington DC. Captain Hickey’s personal awards include the
Legion of Merit, four Meritorious Service Medals, two Commendation Medals, two Achievement Medals, and a Commandant’s Letter of Commendation.
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