Mother: Suzanne (Bentley) Hadley
Marriage: Ann (Simon) Hadley
Children: Kate and Caroline
Education: Cornell University, B.A., 1969; Yale Law School, J.D., 1972
Has served on many corporate and advisory boards, including Raytheon, the Bessemer Group, RAND's Center for Middle East Public Policy (as chair) and the State Department's Foreign Affairs Policy Board.
1972-1974 - Analyst for the comptroller of the Department of Defense.
Member of the National Security Council under President Gerald Ford
1993-2001 - Partner in the law firm of Shea & Gardner.
Works as counsel to the Tower Commission, which investigates US arms sales to Iran
1989-1993 - Serves as the assistant secretary of defense for international security policy.
1999-2001 - Serves on the board of directors of the US Institute of Peace (USIP).
2001-2005 - Assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser.
2005-2009 - Assistant to the president for National Security Affairs.
Along with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice,
forms the RiceHadley Group, a consulting firm. Also becomes a senior adviser for international affairs at the USIP.
April 25, 2012 -
The RiceHadley Group announces that former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
is joining the firm and the company will now be called RiceHadleyGates LLC.
January 24, 2014 -
Elected the chairman of the board of the USIP.
June 2015 -
Hadley and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
launch an initiative called the Atlantic Council Middle East Strategy Task Force, a bipartisan effort to engage the international community in discussions about Middle East peace.