Phil Gilreath VP of Operations

MILESTONES

  • Completed his first of four ultra-marathons in 2004.
  • Was keynote speaker for San Francisco State’s Security Policy Symposium in 2014.
  • Promoted to Senior Operations Officer for west coast organizations of Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command in 2016.
  • Won a logical argument with his 12-year-old daughter in 2018.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Following graduation from Louisiana State University, Phil served 10 years in the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command. Since then, he has helped organizations create sound foundations. Phil focuses on building, uniting, and leading multifunctional teams to achieve strategic goals.

Phil Gilreath

PERSONAL NOTES

Phil loves spending his free time with his daughter, Chloe, and learning about the human experience. You can often find him on the golf course or in the water — swimming or wakeboarding.

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Data-driven
  • Team building and personnel development
  • Servant leadership
  • Translating strategic goals into tactical-level initiatives
  • Strong respectful and transparent communication

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