William WarnockUS Business Development Consultant
William Warnock is the President of ARE Services LLC and is RA International’s lead US Government Business Development Consultant. Since 2015, he has managed RA’s US business development strategy and acts as a strategic advisor and external consultant.
He is responsible for expanding RA’s client base to United States Government (USG) organizations in Africa, and has played a vital role in the company’s transition to USG business practices.
As a strategic advisor, he communicates with the Board on project development and provides recommendations for strategic investments. In addition, he continues to leverage his expertise as a former Defense Attaché assigned to the US Mission Somalia.
Prior to working as a consultant to RA International, CAPT Warnock served for 30 years with the United States Navy. Among his assignments, he acted as Senior Defense Official/Attaché to the Special Representative to Somalia. Additionally, he served as Commander of all Naval Forces deployed to Kuwait and Qatar. During that assignment, he took responsibility for the day-to-day employment of over 1,200 US Navy personnel.
His other assignments include a variety of military and diplomatic roles, such as serving as Senior Liaison Officer (Navy) to the White House under Presidents Bush and Clinton where he represented the White House for all foreign State visits and official functions. His career also included numerous shipboard assignments and a tour at Special Operations Command.
William has a Masters Degree in Finance from Marymount University and a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the Virginia Military Institute.