Joe Quinn is the Executive Director of the Headstrong Project, a national non-profit that heals the hidden wounds of war for post-9/11 veterans through cost-free, bureaucracy-free, stigma-free confidential mental health treatment. Previously, he was the Director of Leadership Development for Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB). Before Team RWB, he was an Instructor in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point and an Associate at the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC).
Joe also worked in Afghanistan as a Counterinsurgency Advisor for General David Petraeus’ Counterinsurgency Advisory and Assistance Team (CAAT). He spent six years in the United States Army, where he served two deployments to Iraq. Joe received a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Joe graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2002, where he played on the basketball team. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, although he currently lives in Manhattan with his wife Melanie, two year-old daughter Beckett and one year-old son Graham James. He’s also an amateur writer and a professional Mets fan.