March 22, 2023

Who Is Summer Worden (Anne McClain Wife) Bio, Wiki, Age, Son, Divorce, Identity Theft

Summer Worden Biography

Summer Worden is a former Air Force intelligence officer and the founder and chief executive of Filly Intelligence LLC. She is the estranged wife of astronaut Anne McClain. Summer has accused McClain of accessing her bank account from space. 

Worden is the founder and chief executive of Filly Intelligence LLC, a technology and security services firm focused on applying an intelligence-based approach to secure networks using military-grade best practices.

She previously worked as an intelligence officer in both the U.S. Air Force and Intelligence Community (IC) for 13 years. She formerly led one of the five operational teams for the National Security Agency (NSA). She also formerly worked as the Director of Risk and AML at USAA Financial, she headed the redesign and implementation of the corporate risk model. She also sits as the President for the Port Blakely Company Family Council.

Summer Worden Education

Summer graduated from the NSA Cryptologic School with a degree in Strategic Intelligence & Digital Forensics. She also holds an M.B.A. from Rice University.

Summer Worden Spouse

Summer married Anne McClain in 2014. Anne McClain is a NASA astronaut who is a West Point graduate who joined the astronaut program in 2013 after flying more than 800 combat hours in Iraq and she remains a lieutenant colonel in the Army.

McClain was supposed to be part of NASA’s first all-female spacewalk in March before it was canceled for a lack of properly fitting spacesuits.

Summer Worden Son

Summer has a son who was conceived through in vitro fertilization and carried by a surrogate. He was one year old when she met McClain in 2014. Worden claims that she never consented to McClain adopting the boy.

In 2018 McClain asked a judge to grant her shared parenting rights of the child, saying in documents, “She was there for his first steps and first words” and that they had “a very healthy and deep parental relationship.”

Summer Worden Anne McClain Divorce

In 2018 Worden filed for divorce after McClain accused her of assault. The assault case was later dismissed and Worden has maintained that the charges are not true and are part of McClain’s efforts to get an edge in the parenting dispute.

The two had been embroiled in an acrimonious separation battle and were engaged in a dispute about the parenting of Worden’s son.

Worden said that a court date has not been set in the custody case. The divorce case is set to be finalized in October, but she said her main concern is her son.

“As a parent, this is my most basic liberty, I feel like, to have my son and enjoy raising him and make good decisions for him, and nobody has the right to step in on that.”

Summer Worden Accuses Anne McClain of Identity Theft

According to the New York Times Summer has accused Anne McClain of identity theft from the International Space Station. It is alleged that McClain was on a six-month space mission when Worden noticed that she seemed to know surprising things about Worden’s finances.

Worden approached her bank and asked for the locations of computers that had recently accessed her bank account. The bank informed her that one of the computers was registered with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Worden filed an identity theft complaint to the Federal Trade Commission after she learnt that McClain had accessed her account. Her family also filed a complaint to NASA’s Office of Inspector General, accusing McClain of getting improper access to financial records. there was however no signs that someone had taken or removed money in the account.

Worden also revealed to the Times that NASA’s Office of Inspector General has been looking into the case, although Worden said that the FTC has not yet responded to the identity theft report.

McClain’s lawyer, Rusty Hardin, however, said that his client “strenuously denies” improper behavior and said that she is cooperating with investigators. McClain has said through a lawyer that she had merely wanted to make sure that the family’s finances were in order.

Hardin said that McClain’s access from space was an attempt to make sure there were sufficient funds in Worden’s account to pay bills and care for the child they were raising. Hardin said McClain continued using the same password and claimed she never heard an objection from Worden.

Hardin also added they were not going to comment on the personal matter; “Neither Anne nor we will be commenting on this personal matter. We appreciate the media’s understanding and respect, as maintaining privacy, is in the best interest of the child and family members involved.”

A spokesperson from NASA said that the agency does not comment on “personal or personnel matters,” but praised McClain’s work with NASA and in the military.

“NASA has no statement on this and does not comment on personal or personnel matters. Anne McClain is an active astronaut.”

Brandi Dean, NASA spokesperson Brandi Dean said in an email; “Lt Col. Anne McClain has an accomplished military career, flew combat missions in Iraq and is one of NASA’s top astronauts. She did a great job on her most recent NASA mission aboard the International Space Station.”