Major General

James “Spider” Marks

US Army (Ret)


Stony Lonesome Group- Venture Partner and Military Advisory Board 


The Marks Group, Founder- Corporate

leadership development


CNN, Military Analyst – On air contributor for


National Security, Military, & Intelligence

Academy Securities, Advisory Board -SLG Portfolio Company




30 year Army career, Member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame


Commanding General US  Army Intelligence Center & School, Ft Huachuca, AZ


-Senior Intelligence Officer, Operation Iraqi Freedom 


-Ranger (Honor Graduate), Master Parachutist, Air Assault, 


-Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star


US Military Academy, BS Engineering


University of Virginia, MA International Affairs


US Army Command & General Staff College


School of Advanced Military Studies, MS Theatre Operations