Michele Rigby Assad

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Michele Rigby Assad

Former Intelligence officer in the CIA, International Security Consultant, Author of Breaking Cover and Keynote Speaker

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Merritt Island (Near Orlando), FL
About Michele Rigby Assad

Michele Rigby Assad began her career in the government relations department of an international relief and development organization in Washington, DC, in 1995. She joined the CIA in January 2002 to work as an intelligence officer in the Directorate of Operations, the covert arm of the agency. Specializing in counterterrorism and counterintelligence issues, Michele worked in Iraq and other secret Middle Eastern locations.

To date, Michele has lived in six countries in the Near East region and ...

Michele Assad is one of our favs! Her open, authentic and engaging style made her an immediate hit among our students, and her stories brought the classroom discussions to life.

Dr. Robert Wharton, Professor of Business - La Tourneau University

Our organization has monthly speakers and we've seen and heard from our fair share of amazing people. Michele was different, however. She was unique to her story but her story was really all of our stories. We were able to relate to how we underestimate our own capabilities. Whether you are a CIA Intelligence Officer or a Homemaker, she shares how the power we all have to create our own destinies has always been within us. Wonderful presentation!

Korrie Stevenson, President - Winter Park Republican Women, Federated

Michele Assad's stories of life in the CIA are riveting, and she tells them in a way that captures the astounding nature of her experiences in the Middle East. She challenged us to pursue a fresh perspective on the interaction between Christianity and Islam and the role of America in the world.

Dr. Tom St. Antoine, Professor of Communication - Palm Beach Atlantic University

Michele was a compelling speaker who our employees loved. Her stories of life in the CIA provided great life lessons and inspired our team to reach for their full potential!

Bill Yeargin, President/CEO - Correct Craft

Michele was one of the biggest highlights of both women's conferences this year. She was engaging and personable and the women walked away with a sense of purpose and inspiration after being in her session. As an organizer, I deeply appreciated Michele's professionalism and genuine concern for the people, the program, and the purpose of our event. We would be honored to host her here again at Lake Yale.

Jeff A. Yant, Director of Program & Marketing - Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center

Michele has been an absolute delight to work with. It's been fantastic to get to work with someone with such experience and fascinating stories to share, while being so human and easy going. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire collaboration, researching for the content prep has been passionating and fascinating as well! The feedback from our attendees has been overwhelmingly positive, our attendees truly loved the interaction. I would recommend Michele as a speaker for any executive event, thought leadership session, female empowerment, leadership, etc.. She truly is a catalyser of incredible content and debate, and her content is simply eye opening."

Alice Grasset - Salesforce
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