Icon Asset Management AG, a Swiss & U.S. regulated alternative asset management firm
founded in 2006 and based in Zurich, proudly announces the appointment of Heather McMahon
as Senior Consultant within the Strategic Consultancy Group.
Icon Asset Management AG
This specialized group focuses on clients from the Defense and Intelligence communities,
particularly those with disruptive technologies demonstrating dual-use capabilities.
ICON is committed to offering its clients access to innovative alternative investment products
within the private and public market spheres.
Heather McMahon, currently Deputy Executive Director at the University of Maryland's Applied
Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS), brings unparalleled expertise in
counterintelligence, cybersecurity, supply chain risk management, and critical technology
As a seasoned U.S. Army combat Veteran with nearly three decades of global operational
experience, Heather's distinguished career includes key roles such as Senior Director to the
President's Intelligence Advisory Board at the White House. In 2023, she received the
Presidential Rank Order Award for her exceptional service.
Heather's extensive experience also encompasses senior defense intelligence roles for the
Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence (USDI) and the Department of the Army's Intelligence Staff.
Her exemplary service has been recognized with accolades such as the Legion of Merit, Bronze
Star Medal, and the DoD Counterintelligence Award.
Richard Toolen, CEO and Founder of ICON Asset Management AG, a Veteran-owned entity,
states: "We are delighted to welcome Heather to ICON. Her role, providing valuable counsel and guidance to our clients in impactful areas of markets and society, will make a tremendous
impact. As a former U.S. Marine infantry officer and Veteran, I understand & appreciate the
qualities that Heather will bring to ICON. "
Thomas Colucci, Head of Strategic Consultancy, adds, "Heather is a game changer. Her unique
skill set and talents will help guide many of our clients as they navigate the challenges of early to growth stage businesses."
For additional information, please visit the Icon Asset Management AG website:
Name: Richard Toolen CEO
Email: [email protected]