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Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership

Lieutenant Commander Tim Shanley

Associate Director, Stockdale Center for Ethical LeadershipCDR Tim SHanley

(410) 293-1638
201-G Luce Hall (Mail Stop 7-J), 112 Cooper Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5022

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Lieutenant Commander Timothy Shanley is a native of Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated with Honors from the United States Naval Academy in 2003 with a BS in Political Science; subsequently he was commissioned as a Surface Warfare Officer (SWO).

Operational duty assignments have included service on USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG 71) homeported in Norfolk, Virginia, USS FARRAGUT (DDG 99), homeported in Mayport, Florida, and the staff of DESTROYER SQUADRON 60, based in Naples, Italy.

Shore assignments have included a two year tour as a Surface Warfare Officer MBA recipient at the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business in Rochester, New York and a tour on the staff of the Missile Defense Agency (Washington, D.C.) as the Project Manager, U.S.-Japan Cooperative Programs, within the Agency’s Engineering Directorate. In 2014, LCDR Shanley was selected as a Congressional Fellow and served on the Capitol Hill staff of Congressman Jim Cooper, advising the Congressman on national security, foreign relations, and veterans affairs. Most recently, he served as a Navy Congressional Appropriations Liaison for Shipbuilding, working with both the Senate and House Appropriations Committees. Internships completed ashore consist of service on the Capitol Hill Staff of U.S. Senator Arlen Specter, the Financial Controls Division of the Tesoro Petroleum Corporation (San Antonio, TX), and the Technology Transfer Division of the Defense Intelligence Agency (Washington, D.C.).

LCDR Shanley holds an MBA (with a Finance Concentration) from the University of Rochester. His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with three Gold Stars, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with one Gold Star. In 2012 he was selected as the recipient of the U.S. Navy League’s Stephen Decatur Award for Operational Competence.




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