Colonel (Retired) Joe DeAntona is an award-winning leader, dynamic speaker, consultant, educator, and active humanitarian. He owns a successful leadership development and consulting company – The DeAntona Group. He advises the U.S. Military on strategic matters in the Middle East, serves on the board of advisors for a non-profit, at-risk youth program, and speaks regularly on leadership and ethics. His development as a leader began at West Point and continued over a 30-year career of highly decorated service that included four combat deployments. He also spent a total of seven years teaching at the university level. His caring, no-nonsense approach to leadership combined with his signature charisma give him an unforgettable presence that will surely inspire you towards excellence.