Executive Profiles

Terence Vance, Senior Manager of Strategy and Transformation at EY

Terence Vance,

Senior Manager,


Terence Vance, Senior Manager of Strategy and Transformation at EY

Terence Vance is senior manager of strategy and transformation for the government and public sector at EY, working at the accounting firm’s offices in Tysons Corner, Virginia. He is presently a guest lecturer at George Washington University, covering topics such as China, grand strategy and national security policy.

Before taking on his current role at EY, he provided consulting services as a council member at GLG, focusing on geopolitical risk, international security and critical technology areas relating to China, according to his LinkedIn profile.

He served as head of business development for artificial intelligence at Clostra, a software development startup based in Miami, Florida. Vance’s responsibilities included capture, marketing, social media and product development while leading a team of seven employees.

Prior to Clostra, he spent a year on the White House’s National Security Council, most recently as director for African affairs. Vance was part of the Department of Defense from 2013 to 2019 in a variety of positions, including time as a political-military planner and senior strategist for the Joint Staff J5‘s China division and an assistant air attache to China for the U.S. embassy in Beijing.

Earlier in his career, he spent 14 years in active service at the U.S. Air Force, where he held leadership roles such as chief operations officer for the 775th Civil Engineer and 387th Expeditionary Support squadrons.

A Potomac Officers Club member, Vance earned a Master of Business Administration degree for Executives in Finance from the Wharton School, a master’s degree in national security affairs in East Asia from the Naval Postgraduate School and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Arizona.

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