General George W. Casey, Jr. is an accomplished leader and served 41 years in the U.S. Army following his graduation from Georgetown University. He advises the firm on strategic leadership at the executive level.
General Casey led the Army from 2007-2011 and is widely credited with restoring balance to a war-weary Army and leading the transformation to keep it relevant in the 21st Century. He was a stalwart advocate for military families, wounded Soldiers, and survivors of the fallen, and took on the tough issues of suicide and reducing the stigma attached to combat stress. Prior to this, he commanded the Multi-National Force – Iraq, a coalition of more than 30 countries, where he guided the Iraq mission through its toughest days. In his 15 years as a general officer, he held numerous senior leadership positions in Europe, the Middle East and in the United States.
General Casey is currently lecturing on leadership at the SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University, the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, at other business schools, and to the leaders of national and multinational corporations. He also lectures on International Relations at the Korbel School, University of Denver, where he is the Rice Family Professor of Practice.
General Casey serves as the Chairman, USO Board of Governors; and on the boards of Georgetown University; Colt Holding Company, LLC; the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality; Student Veterans of America and several other organizations that support our servicemen and women, our veterans and their families.
General Casey shares the leadership lessons he gained from his 41 years in the military, the decade after September 11th, 2001, and through transforming a very good 20th Century army into an army more relevant to the security challenges of the 21st Century.