We are thrilled to announce that Robert E. Milstead, Jr., LtGen USMC (Ret) has joined our Board of Trustees. General Milstead joins six other Board members all representing different fields of business and practice. General Milstead retired as a Lieutenant General from the United States Marine Corps following a career spanning forty years of service. After graduating from the University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in English, he joined the Marines in 1975. A career aviator, he has served throughout the world and has commanded organizations ranging in size from a Light Attack Helicopter Squadron of 300 to an Aircraft Wing of over 16,000 in combat.
A graduate of the National War College, with a master’s degree in National Security Strategy, he has senior executive experience in military and civilian manpower management, operations and policy development, national and international relations, and strategic communications. His final assignment was Deputy Commandant, Manpower & Reserve Affairs, where he was responsible for a broad and diverse portfolio which included: manpower planning, budget programming, personnel policy, information systems, wounded warrior care, and Marine Corps Exchange retail operations. Since retiring, he has been a senior consultant for human resources, recruiting, and corporate leadership. Welcome General Milstead!