Our Officers

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The CIB analytical desks are led by a Executive Team of officers, who, in addition to their analytical tasks, are in charge of steering the organization. The current CIB officers are as follows:

MOLANO Fabio

 

Executive Director
FABIO MOLANO, from Lexington, SC, is majoring in Intelligence and National Security Studies and double-minoring in Psychology and History. He specializes in US-Chinese relations. He is also a member of the National Security Club and the Chinese Club.

SCHOLAR Maddison

 

Chief Operations Officer
MADDY SCHOLAR, from Marietta, GA, is majoring in Intelligence and National Security Studies. She oversees the CIB’s North America desk and her research focus is on the drug trade in Mexico.

CLARK Alex

 

Communications Officer
ALEX CLARK, from Long Island, NY, studies Intelligence and National Security. In addition to serving as CIB Communications Officer, he heads the organization’s Russia Desk. He specializes in the current and projected status of the Russian Armed Forces.

BROSSARD Kyle

 

Chief Financial Officer
KYLE BROSSARD, from Lake Geneva, WI, is a senior Intelligence and National Security Studies major, having transferred to Coastal in 2017 from Marion Military Institute. His professional goal is to work for the United States Coast Guard.

BROPHY Shannon

 

Recruitment Officer
SHANNON BROPHY, from Anderson, SC, is majoring in Intelligence and National Security Studies and minoring in Global Studies with a focus on the Middle East. She has been studying Arabic for four years and uses her language skills to focus on Syrian politics.

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Quality Assurance Officer
JOSEPH CAIN, from Springfield, KY, is an Intelligence and National Security Studies major and Pre-Law and Spanish minor. He specializes in US-Cuba relations and is a member of the Coastal Law Enforcement Analysis and Research group and the National Security Club.

BJORLO Tyra

 

Projects Officer
TYRA BJORLO, from Exmore, VA, is majoring in Intelligence and National Security Studies and minoring in Political Science. She heads the CIB’s Africa Desk and her research focus is on terrorism and armed militancy by non-state actors.

 

Records Officer
MIKE GOMPPER, from Beaufort, SC, is majoring in Intelligence and National Security Studies and minoring in History and Criminology. He is the head of the CIB’s Europe desk, of which he has been a member since 2016.

FITSANAKIS Joseph

 

Faculty Mentor
Dr. JOSEPH FITSANAKIS is Associate Professor of Politics in the Intelligence and National Security Studies program at Coastal Carolina University. He specializes in communications interception, human intelligence collection and intelligence tradecraft.

 

 


Our Past Officers:

KILGORE Connor

 

Executive Director and other positions (2016-2018)
CONNOR KILGORE, from Leesport, PA, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies and minored in Global Studies. He headed the CIB’s Asia Desk with a focus on energy, was a Solar Ambassador and a member of WINS and the National Security Club.

 

Chief Operations Officer and other positions (2016-2018)
KATELYN MONTRIEF, from Fredericksburg, VA, is majoring in Intelligence and National Security Studies with a double minor in History and Criminology. At CIB she focused on the Middle East and was a member of WINS and the National Security Club.

NOWLIN Madison

 

Chief Financial Officer and other positions (2016-2018)
MADISON NOWLIN is from Concord, NC. At the CIB she specialized in Islamist radicalism in Russia and headed the Russia Desk. Madison was also Chairwoman of the National Security Club.

 

Communications Officer (2017-2018)
ALLISON REILLY, from Columbia, SC, is majoring in Intelligence and National Security and Political Science. She headed the CIB’s Africa Desk and served as Vice President of WINS and as Chairwoman of the Finance Committee for the CCU SGA.

 

Records Officer (2017-2018)
ERIC WINTER is a sophomore from Greenville, SC, majoring in Intelligence and National Security Studies and Information Systems at Coastal Carolina University. He focused on cyber security and has also carried out research on Southeast Asia.

 

Quality Assurance Officer (2017-2018)
BELLE GRIGGS, from Wallace, SC, is double-majoring in Intelligence and National Security and Applied Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science. She headed the CIB’s Americas desk where she focused on Colombia.

 

Records Officer (2017-2018)
KAYLA “ACE” CHAMBERS, from Chapin, SC, majored in Psychology. She headed the CIB’s Europe Desk, where she focused on Western Europe and the Baltic region. She has also authored and published research on French politics.

MALLON Casey

 

Executive Director (2017-2018)
CASEY MALLON, from Myrtle Beach, SC, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies (with a Middle East focus) and Politics, and minored in Statistics, Religious Studies, and Geographical Information Systems. At CIB she focused on Southeast Asia.

GUTBERLET Blake

 

Executive Director (2016-2017)
BLAKE GUTBERLET, from Hickory, NC, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies and minored in Psychology. He focused on interrogation techniques, military weapons capabilities, and counterinsurgency with an emphasis on Boko Haram.

LEE Jeremy

 

Chief Operations Officer (2016-2017)
JEREMY LEE, from Geneva, IL, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies at CCU. He headed the CIB’s Eastern/Southern Europe Desk, where he specialized in the European Union with an emphasis on European security issues.

JAMES Victoria

 

Communications Officer (2016-2017)
VICTORIA JAMES, from Biloxi, MS, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies. She headed the CIB’s Middle East Section, where she focused on WMD and CBRN proliferation. Victoria also served as President of Women in Intelligence and National Security.

JONES Michael

 

Quality Assurance Officer (2016-2017)
MICHAEL JONES, from North Charleston, SC, majored in History and minored in Intelligence and Security Studies and Military Science. He headed the CIB’s Asia/Eurasia Section, where he studied Central Asia and international terrorism.

EVANS Diana

 

Communications Officer (2015-2016)
DIANA EVANS, from Cape Cod, MA, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies and minored in Geographic Information Systems. Her interests include terrorism, espionage, geospatial intelligence and domestic terrorism.

HAAG Ryan

 

Quality Assurance Officer (2016-2017)
RYAN HAAG, from Frederick, MD, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies with a minor in Geographic Information Systems. His interests include human intelligence, geospatial intelligence, and psychological operations.

MGRDECHIAN Joshua

 

Chief Financial Officer (2015-2016)
JOSHUA MGRDECHIAN, from Myrtle Beach, SC, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies at Coastal Carolina University. His interests lie in law enforcement, surveillance and security practices. He specializes in border security.

BARRATT Grant

 

Chief Recruitment Officer (2015-2016)
GRANT BARRATT is a senior from Monroe, CT, majored in Intelligence and National Security Studies at Coastal Carolina University. In the CIB he specialized in terrorism, counter-terrorism, and law-enforcement intelligence.

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