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Tony & Jonna Mendez

  • Author of Argo
  • Retired and Decorated CIA Officers
  • Painter, Lecturer and Consultant

Tony Mendez is a retired CIA officer, an author and an award-winning painter with an international reputation. He lives and works in his studios and gallery on his forty-acre farm in rural Maryland.

In 1965 CIA's Technical Services Division recruited him. Born in the loneliest town on the loneliest road in America, Eureka, Nevada, Tony led two lives. For 25 years he worked under ... VIEW MORE

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  • Argo: The Man and Story Behind the Movie

    Tony Mendez, real-life CIA operative on which the movie is based, shares his personal experiences and insight into one ... View More

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  • Your talk was extremely popular at NGA and on social media as well. The Facebook post received nearly 200 "likes"—one of the most popular posts we've ever had.
  • Jason Moll - National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency OCC News and Information Services ESMARTS Contractor Team

Tony & Jonna's Blog

Interview | Jonna Mendez + PRI
Jonna Mendez served for 27 yeras as Technical Operations Officer and Chief of Disguise for the CIA, which earned her both GS-...

Tony and Jonna Mendez Honored for...
Congratulations to former CIA officersTony and Jonna Mendez on being honored at this year's America Abroad Media Awards! The Po...

Tony Mendez Awarded Presidential...
"Tony Mendez received this Presidential challenge coin from Barack Obama when visiting the White House. While he was not ther...

Tony & Jonna Mendez | UT Dallas AETC...
Source: UT Dallas What do Ben Affleck, Tony and Jonna Mendez have in common? They were all involved in the making of the Aca...

CIA Hero Reveals he has Parkinson's...
Tony Mendez, the retired CIA agent played by Ben Affleck in the hit movie "Argo,'' has revealed that he is battling Parkinson's...

CIA spymaster, 'Argo' mastermind...
Written by Jason Moll Antonio "Tony"; Mendez, retired Central Intelligence Agency officer and mastermind of the caper that bro...

Keynote (EST/CST) $12,500.00
Keynote (MST/PST) $15,000.00
International $22,500.00
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