Michael Patykula is the Program Manager for the KEYSTONE and PINNACLE courses at the National Defense University, and he provides daily support to the CAPSTONE Program.
Prior to joining the National Defense University, Mr. Patykula served as the Project Coordinator for the Army Office of Small Business Programs where he provided support to companies seeking contracts with the United States Army. From 2009-2014, Mr. Patykula was an Operations Coordinator for the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies. In this role, he provided administrative and logistical support for academic programs designed for senior government officials from the Americas.
Mr. Patykula holds a Master of Arts in Strategic Security Studies from the National Defense University, and a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from West Virginia University.