These are the heroes behind the movement



Excellence.  Innovation.  Passion.

  • Strategic thinker, planner and doer.
  • Senior Human Capital Strategist (Policy, Recruitment and Leader Development)
  • Innovative leader possessing superior organizational development and executive coaching skills.
  • Founder of a highly successful executive coaching and management consulting company.
  • A passion for developing talent, mentoring and coaching.

Areas of Expertise:

Human Capital and Organizational Development.

  • Human Capital Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Talent Management.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Infrastructure Management.


MDR Strategies, LLC, Manassas, VA – 2009 – Present

Executive Coaching and Management Consulting services

President and CEO

  • Strategic Human Capital Consulting with unique expertise in Volunteer Military Forces.
  • Co-founder of MDR Strategies, LLC.
  • Registered MDR Strategies, LLC, as Service-Disabled, Veteran-owned Small Business.
  • One of five (5) Executive Coaches invited to launch the coaching component of George Mason University’s leader development program (Leadership Legacy).

Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (G-1), The Pentagon, Washington, DC – 2006 – 2009

Chief Human Capital Officer for the United States Army

  • Responsible official for all manpower policy, planning and personnel readiness for an Army of 1.1 million men and women engaged in wars on two (2) fronts.
  • Achieved unprecedented readiness levels during a prolonged period of turbulence and demand for forces.
  • Represented Military Manpower policies, readiness and Recruiting before the Congress of the United States.

Director, US Army Installation Management Agency, Washington, DC – 2005 – 2006

Executive Director of a global $1.5 Billion Dollar agency responsible for Army Installations and infrastructure.

Executive Director

  • Pioneered the introduction of Lean Six Sigma training and introduction worldwide.
  • Restored fiscal and budgetary discipline, recovering $300 Million in savings over two years, while enhancing productivity and overall effectiveness.
  • Introduced the first command-wide talent management system.

Commanding General, US Army Recruiting Command, 2002 – 2005

Responsible for recruiting the All Volunteer Army while engaged at war or two fronts.

Commanding General

  • Responsible for Army recruiting nationwide and abroad.
  • Charged with successfully recruiting over 80,000 young volunteers annually.
  • Also charged with recruiting medical professionals (Doctors and Nurses) and Army Chaplains.
  • Largest end-use customer for the Army’ more than $220 Million Dollar marketing and advertising budget. Provided substantial input to the commercial advertising agency.
  • Exercised leadership and command over 7,000 Army Recruiters nationwide.


Commanding General, US Army Soldier Support Institute, 2000 – 2002

Oversaw the professional leader development training for Human Resource, Finance and Army Recruiters for all officers and noncommissioned officers performing HR, Finance and Recruiting functions Army wide.

Commanding General

  • Inaugurated a cooperative degree program that allowed officers to earn Masters Degrees while attending the Adjutant General and Finance Officers Advanced Courses.
  • Launched three new Distance Learning Continuing Professional Education Courses for Army Recruiters, reducing travel costs and lost productivity.

Senior Military Assistant, Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1999 – 2000

Served as Senior Military Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense.


Senior Military Aide to the Deputy Secretary

  • Administrative Military Aide to the Deputy Secretary of Defense.
  • Coordination across the Secretariat Staff elements and agencies, as well as with the Joint Staff.
  • Coordinate and accompany the Deputy Secretary of Defense on domestic and international travel.


Special Assistant to the Director of the Joint Staff, 1997 – 1999

Special Assistant for General and Flag Officer Management (Talent Management)

Special Assistant (G/FO Talent Management)

  • General and Flag Officer Talent Management within the Joint Staff, Defense Agencies and Combatant Commands.
  • Received special commendation from the Chief of Naval Operations.

Developmental Military Command and Staff Positions worldwide, 19721997

Continuous Active Military Service (1972-1997)



  • MPA, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
  • BA, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA
  • Professional Certificate, Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance, George Mason University
  • Professional Certificate, Coaching Teams for Sustained Performance


  • Director, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
  • Member, Board of Governors, Center for Creative Leadership
  • Trustee, US Army War College Foundation, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Chairman of the Board, Voices for America’s Troops (a MOAA Subsidiary)
  • Director, Globili, LLC, Cincinnati, OH
  • Member, Board of Visitors, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA
  • International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Several Advisory Boards(G-1).