Former Senior Adviser to Secretary Pompeo
Mary Kissel is Executive Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor at Stephens Inc. Previously, Ms. Kissel served as senior advisor to Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo for policy and messaging, and conducted special assignments for the Secretary. Prior to joining the State Department, she had a long and distinguished career at The Wall Street Journal editorial board, including stints as chief foreign policy writer in New York and opinion editor for Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong. She is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a graduate of Harvard College and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.