Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) JC Glick is a leadership consultant who advises at the strategic, operational, team and individual levels. He has a strong background in leadership development, executive personnel assessment and selection, strategy, coaching, counseling and developing innovative solutions to complex problems.
J.C. is currently a partner with MVP Development Group and a Partner Emeritus with Kenning Associates, after transitioning from the Army after 20 years of service. His last assignment was the Director of Victory College at Fort Jackson, leading the Army’s Leadership Development School, Resiliency School and the military’s only Physical Fitness School. In his tenure as the Director, LTC Glick was responsible for the drafting and implementation of the Army’s Fitness Strategy through 2025, as well as the transformation of the Leadership Development School’s curriculum and the complete transformation of Basic Combat Training for every new Soldier entering the force. Previously JC commanded the 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment in Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
Before command JC served as the Deputy Commander of the 193rd Infantry Brigade. He assumed those duties after having been a Senior Service Chief’s Fellow at Defense Research Projects Agency located outside of Washington DC, as well as serving as the Chief of Future Operations at the Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG) at Fort Meade, MD.
Prior to being selected to oversee targeting and future operations for the AWG, an Army Special Missions Unit, LTC Glick served as a team member, Team Leader, Squadron Operations Officer and Troop Commander in the AWG. Throughout his time with the unit he has multiple deployments in support of operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other areas, to include the Pacific and Africa Commands. He has acted as an advisor at the tactical, operational and strategic level, and directly supported the major Combatant Commands.
Before his assignment to the AWG, LTC Glick attended the Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, RI, where he earned his Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies. He came to the NWC from 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in Savannah, GA where he had commanded a Ranger Company in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. LTC Glick served in two Ranger Battalions as well as Regimental Headquarters and has over 7 years in the Ranger Regiment and over 7 and a half years (90 months) of command time with operational and combat deployments to Haiti, Bangladesh, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
In addition to his Masters from NWC, LTC Glick holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island and is a Liberty Fellow, part of the Aspen Institute. He has earned 3 Bronze Stars, 3 Meritorious Service Medals, a Joint Commendation Medal, and the Order of Saint Maurice.
JC is also the author of the books A Light in the Darkness: Leadership Development for the Unknown, and Meditations of an Army Ranger: A Warrior Philosophy for Everyone.
JC is considered a thought leader in adaptive and proactive programs of instruction centered on the development of leadership behaviors and values suited to dynamic environments and situations of ambiguity and adversity. JC recently developed the “Prodromos Developmental Model”, a capacity-building system designed to develop people and leaders for the future, which is outlined in his first book. His methods have been featured in Forbes Magazine and the Huffington Post and his work is regularly referenced in Forbes, Inc., and Entrepreneur.
JC’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, international non-profit organizations, government agencies, the NFL, numerous NFL and NBA teams, and multiple NCAA programs.