Calder LaBriola is the leadership programs coordinator at the McCain Institute for International Leadership. In this role, LaBriola works with the Leadership Programs Manager and the Senior Director, Ambassador Michael C. Polt, to plan and implement the Next Generation Leaders and Next Generation Professionals Programs. LaBriola also supports Senior Advisor Lt. Gen. Benjamin C. Freakley USA, Retired, and the Decision Theater Team.

Previously, LaBriola served as the Next Generation Leaders Program Assistant and Next Generation Leaders Program Intern.  LaBriola also worked as a Research Intern at the Brookings Institution in the Office of the Centennial Scholar.

Originally from Griffin, Georgia, LaBriola graduated with a degree in political science from Davidson College in North Carolina.