Cofounder of The Mission Continues Joins Team Rubicon as Chief Operations Officer

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Team Rubicon (TR) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ken Harbaugh, cofounder of The Mission Continues and Executive Director of ServiceNation, as its Chief Operations Officer.

Team Rubicon (TR) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ken Harbaugh as its Chief Operations Officer.

Ken Harbaugh is a former Navy pilot and holds a JD from Yale Law School. He served as an Electronic Warfare Mission Commander and taught naval history at The Citadel. Following his Naval service, Ken co-founded The Mission Continues, a non-profit that empowers veterans to serve in their communities. He worked for two years with McKinsey and Co., and served as Executive Director of ServiceNation. Ken has taught as a guest fellow at Yale University, and has written extensively on the subject of civil-military relations. His work has appeared in The New York Times, the Yale Journal of International Law, Canada's National Post, Proceedings, and on National Public Radio.

“I am honored to be joining Team Rubicon. Its mission of uniting veterans and first responders to provide world-class disaster relief is an inspiration. Not only are Team Rubicon volunteers among the first to arrive when tragedy strikes, but the veterans who serve regain a powerful sense of camaraderie and purpose. Joining this leadership team is the opportunity of a lifetime,” said Harbaugh.

"Ken has a proven track record of steering organizations towards greatness. Obviously, we are big fans of The Mission Continues and Ken’s overall work in the veteran space. We have no doubt that his leadership and experience will continue and enhance our growth towards becoming the absolute best at disaster relief while utilizing and engaging our veterans in meaningful continued service," said Jake Wood, CEO and Cofounder of Team Rubicon.

About Team Rubicon
Team Rubicon (TR) unites the skills and experience of military veterans with medical professionals to rapidly deploy emergency response teams into crisis situations. TR offers veterans a chance to continue their service by helping and empowering those afflicted by disasters, and also themselves. For more about Team Rubicon, visit

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