Stanley Colvin joined the United States Department of State in Washington, D.C., in 1999, following his ten years of service at the United States Information Agency where he served as Assistant General Counsel. Beginning at the State Department as and attorney he quickly rose through the management ranks to become a member of the Senior Executive Service, an Office Director and Deputy Assistant Secretary. In that capacity, his responsibilities included responsibility for Public Diplomacy initiatives, regulatory oversight of a 350,000 participant program and equitable administration of administrative law and its application to more than 1400 U.S. corporations, research institutions, tac exempt organizations, and universities. Recognizing Stanley Colvin's potential and past service the Department of State nominated him for attendance at the National Defense University and National War College where he earned a Masters In Strategic Security Studies and a diploma in combatting terrorism. Upon his return from these studies Mr. Colvin was promoted to Senior Advisor.
In addition to National War College and National Defense University studies Mr. Colvin studied law at the University of Louisville and the University of Houston earning his Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville. Stanley Colvin also holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The Department of State also nominated Mr. Colvin for Attendance at the Harvard University Program on Negotiation where he received his Certificate for this respected and competitive program.