We are excited that Chris has joined our team. His leadership, experience, education, and reputation in the industry for professionalism and integrity will help drive our growth and success.
Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 25, 2008
Mission Essential Personnel, LLC today announced Chris Taylor as the company's new Vice President for Global Initiatives.
Chris is a recent graduate of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government where he studied international security and political economy and earned a Master of Public Administration degree. He was also the Director of the Harvard Defense and Security Initiative and a member of the Harvard Defense Leadership Project. Prior to that, he was the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at Blackwater Worldwide.
Chad Monnin, CEO of Mission Essential Personnel said, "We are excited that Chris has joined our team. His leadership, experience, education, and reputation in the industry for professionalism and integrity will help drive our growth and success."
Chris Taylor is also the founder of Future American Leaders, a non-profit that provides leadership development for young Americans who will lead in all sectors of American society.
Taylor spent 14 years in the US Marine Corps as an enlisted infantryman and Force Recon Marine. He frequently speaks at professional forums on private sector contributions to national and international security, and humanitarian and stabilization operations. He has appeared on MSNBC and CNN offering commentary on global security challenges. Chris is the founding Chairman of the International Peace Operations Association and a member of the World Affairs Council and Business Executives for National Security. He earned his MBA from the College of William & Mary and has attended Harvard University's Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security.
About Mission Essential Personnel:
Mission Essential Personnel, LLC is a global professional services firm with more than 3,000 employees. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the company has offices in Augusta GA, Columbus GA, Fayetteville NC, Linthicum MD, Lorton, VA, and Mainz, Germany. In 2006, the company was recognized with the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Emerging Markets. Mission Essential Personnel was recognized as the fastest growing company in Central Ohio by Business First of Columbus. Mission Essential Personnel, LLC is a service-disabled, veteran-owned business.