TLDG has an expansive network of inspirational and motivational keynote speakers who exemplify being leaders of character. Select keynote speakers are highlighted below:

Brigadier General (Retired) Pete Dawkins, Ph.D., West Point Graduate, Rhodes Scholar, Heisman Trophy Winner, and Wall Street Financier

Colonel Greg GadsonBronze Star (3), Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal and the Army Commendation Medal recipient. Director of the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program

Brigadier General (Retired) Rebecca Halstead, 1st female West Point graduate promoted to the rank of General Officer, Chief of Ordnance and Commander of the U.S. Army Ordnance Center

Colonel (Retired) Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor Recipient during the Vietnam War, Military Analyst for MSNBC

Ms. Alison Levine, Extreme Adventurer and Mountaineer, Team Captain of the First American Women's Everest Expedition, Philanthropist, USMA Adjunct Professor

General David McKiernan, In his final command assignment, he was responsible for over 100,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Special Forces in both a NATO ISAF (42 contributing nations) and US Operation Enduring Freedom role

The Honorable Michael Montelongo, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Sodexo, West Point Graduate, and nominated one of the most important Hispanics in Technology 2008

General Dennis Reimer, 33rd Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Captain Scotty Smiley, Army's first active-duty blind officer

Colonel (Retired) Lee Van ArsdaleFormer Delta Squadron Commander (Black Hawk Down); Former CEO, Triple Canopy

These individuals, through an enriching and memorable keynote address, reinforce key leadership components discussed and experienced during the TLDG program.


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