Retired 1SG 75th Ranger Regiment | Leadership Consultant
Jesse is a leadership consultant, advising company executives who want to build a winning culture. He has a strong background offering leadership in high-stress environments, boosting organizational morale, coaching and counseling for top performance, and developing innovative solutions to complex problems.
Jesse served in the U.S. Army for 20 years, primarily in infantry and special operations units. He was deployed in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, with 15 total combat tours. In the course of his Army career, he held a variety of leadership roles with the 75th Ranger Regiment, including Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Operations Sergeant Major. In these roles he controlled costs, increased efficiency, identified uncharted opportunities, and developed future Leaders. Because of his own experiences recovering from a combat injury and his concern for the problems faced by wounded veterans, Jesse was selected to work with Camp Patriot, a non- profit organization that empowers disabled vets through outdoor challenges and referral services.
Since his retirement, he has worked as a Leadership Consultant, with Kenning Associates, where he was able to deliver to clients such as Microsoft XBOX, The Agrisal Group, South Carolina United FC, and the Cloverleaf School. He has also collaborated with LDR Investments to develop shared hardship leadership development with Insurance clients such as the Zenith Group, Crum and Forester, and Northbridge Financial. He currently serves as the COO of Your6USA, a talent development company in Austin.
Jesse has been awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star for Valor, five Bronze Stars for Service, two Meritorious Service Medals, the Order of St. Maurice, and the Legion of Merit, and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger School. He lives in Columbia, South Carolina with his wife Taryn and 4 year old twins- Braya and Justin.