David Pekoske is Group President of the Global Security Solutions business unit of A-T Solutions, Inc. A-T Solutions, headquartered in the Washington, DC area, is a leading provider of anti and counter terrorism training and professional services.
Prior to joining A-T Solutions in 2010, he was the Vice Commandant of the U. S. Coast Guard. In this key leadership position within the Department of Homeland Security, Vice Admiral Pekoske was second in command, Chief Operating Officer, and Component Acquisition Executive of the Coast Guard.
Previously, he was the Commander of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West, responsible for all Coast Guard operations in the Pacific, Arctic, and Antarctic Oceans. As a Flag Officer, Vice Admiral Pekoske also served as Assistant Commandant for Operations at Coast Guard Headquarters and as Commander of the First Coast Guard District (Northeastern United States)/Maritime Defense Zone One, headquartered in Boston, MA.
Mr. Pekoske has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Master of Public Administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He is a graduate of the U. S. Coast Guard Academy with a bachelor’s degree in Ocean Engineering.