Concord 51 Welcomes Craig Caruana to the National Board
Concord 51's Executive Board is proud to annouce the addition of Craig Caruana on our National Board.
Craig Caruana is currently the Director of Veteran Affairs for America Works. Craig is responsible for overseeing a jobs program for Veterans and homeless Veterans in New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Nashville and Chicago.
Prior to joining America Works, Craig was a candidate for the 30th District New York City Council seat. The campaign was named by the Gotham Gazette as the only competitive City Council race in New York City which involved a Republican potentially unseating an incumbent Democrat.
Before the launch of his campaign, Craig was an information specialist at the Fox News Channel where he produced newsworthy content for all of Fox News and Fox Business Network programming.
Craig began his career in the Pentagon, serving as an aide to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy. In that capacity, Craig assisted in the management of an organization of 100,000 employees with a $50 billion annual budget. Craig also worked on historic acquisition programs, notably the rush delivery of MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicles to Iraq.
Following his time with the Assistant Secretary, Craig joined the Office of Naval Intelligence as an intelligence analyst. While working at ONI, Craig authored numerous reports concerning naval warfare. Craig received a Special Act Award for his work writing reports for and conducting briefings with senior officials.
Craig earned his Bachelor’s degree in Politics from The Catholic University of America and his Master’s degree in International Affairs from The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University.