Strategist and Connector
Bigfoot’s life’s purpose is to lead ridiculously, think radically, and design w/ perspicacity. He is a risk-taking strategist and designer with 26 years of combined experience in disruptive innovation, organizational consulting, and change leadership. He is a founding member of Project Everest, a strategy design and facilitation team that specializes in infusing creativity into dull strategy development methods and using design-inspired facilitation to help teams unlock their creative potential. He has helped teams from the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Space Command, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the Mitchell Institute.
Bigfoot has a certificate in Management Excellence from Harvard Business School and master’s degrees in counseling and military strategy. In June of 2020 he will serve as the Senior Air Force Strategist in the Secretary of Defense’s Policy and Force Development Office where he will help draft the U.S. National Defense Strategy. He also serves as an adjunct instructor teaching command leadership and airpower history for the U.S. Air Force’s Air Command and Staff College.
Inspired by human centered design, Bigfoot helps organizations illuminate novel solutions to long-standing institutional problems with entrenched positions.