Troup Hemenway

Montross, VA

Troup Calhoun Hemenway is the president of Personnel Policy Operations, a non-profit dedicated to de-risking civic engagement for conservatives.

He previously served in the Trump White House as Associate Director for National Security in the Office of Presidential Personnel, where his portfolio included the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Energy, and the Intelligence Community. Hemenway was a Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering in the Pentagon and a member of the Senior Executive Service, serving previously as a Defense Fellow and a Special Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He was a member of the Presidential Transition Team and the Trump Campaign policy team.

Hemenway earned his degree in cybersecurity from the University of Virginia, graduating with highest distinction. He is a founder of the Association of Republican Presidential Appointees, a native Virginian, and a proud descendent of veterans of Washington’s Continental Army.

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