Tamara Christian

President and COO of the International Spy Museum

Tamara ChristianPresident of the International Spy Museum, Tamara Christian has more than 25 years of experience in Marketing and Business Development, including serving as Executive Director and President of National Trade Productions, an event and trade show management company. Ms. Christian also spent several years at the private equity firm Blackstreet Capital Management as an Operating Partner before joining the International Spy Museum in 2011. Ms. Christian has a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Richmond and an MBA from George Washington University.

Christopher P. Costa

Executive Director of the International Spy Museum

chris costa headshot Colonel (Ret.) Costa’s 34-year DoD career included 25 years as an intelligence officer serving with Special Operations Forces (SOF).  Colonel Costa earned two Bronze stars for sensitive human intelligence work in Afghanistan.  As a civilian at Naval Special Warfare Development Group, he was inducted into United States Special Operation’s Commando Hall of Honor for lifetime service to US Special Operations. Most recently, he served as the Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for Counterterrorism at the White House.

Amanda Abrell, Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Mira Cohen, Vice President of Programs

Michael Kruelle, Vice President of Operations

Timothy Miller, Vice President of Technology & Facilities

Ursula Oaks, Vice President of Philanthropy 

Sandy Poindexter, Vice President of Retail

Anna Slafer, Vice President of Exhibitions, Collections, and Special Projects