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Rolly Dessert

Rolly Dessert, a 1972 graduate of the United States Military Academy, holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of Denver. He served in the U.S. Army for twenty-eight years, providing leadership to Soldiers from platoon to brigade level. He brings to bear 40 plus years of professional experience from government, industry, and not-for-profit sectors in assisting executives with their most demanding challenges. He has a certification as a Project Management Professional (PMPTM) from the Project Management Institute. He served as a Senior Associate for Booz Allen Hamilton, managing programs for the Army's Combined Arms Center and the Future Warfare Study. He helped establish the Booz Allen Center for the Application of Design (CAD). In that capacity Rolly led a program that delivered more than 80 workshops to clients in the Department of Defense and the Australian Defence Force from 2007-2011.

Bill Rue

Bill Rue, a 1976 graduate of the United States Military Academy, holds a Master's of Science in Computer Science from the Missouri University of Science & Technology. His strong leadership and management skills include coaching and mentoring at the corporate level, as well as teaching at the college level. Bill has over 15 years of experience in the corporate world as a senior executive, employing detailed skills in project, program and portfolio management, as well as organizational change management. He has a Project Management Professional (PMPTM) certification from the Project Management Institute. He has extensive experience in medium to large scale technology projects, specializing in multi-function project management offices.

M. Scott Weaver

Scott Weaver is an accomplished leader and educator with over 15 years of success in organizational leadership, global program and project management, strategic analysis and operational planning in organizations ranging up to 125K employees and $12B in budget.

He is a retired Army combat veteran who served as an infantry officer, scholar and strategist. His strategic-level assignments focused on Southwest Asia and Europe. He served nine years on the faculties of the Army's three degree-granting institutions: the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.

At the Army's Installation Management Command, Scott led five business divisions and 162 personnel in supervising 16 related programs ($7B annual budget), supporting 74 city managers across the globe. At the Army Command & General Staff College, he directed the development and delivery of graduate-level education for over 6,000 U.S. and foreign mid-level leaders. As a strategist at U.S. Central Command, U.S. Embassy-Baghdad and the Army War College, Scott led the development and delivery of key strategic analyses, operational plans and policy products that supported U.S. national aims in Iraq, Afghanistan and Southwest Asia.

Following retirement from the Army in 2014 with the rank of Colonel, he became a Scouting professional with the Boy Scouts of America in Kansas City. In 2017, he became the president and lead consultant of GCEG GROUP LLC.

Scott is interim executive vice president, KC Chapter of the Association of the United States Army, a board member of the Rotary Club of Kansas City Plaza, an ambassador for ShelterBox USA, and continues to be active as a volunteer with the Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America.

His education includes a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Military Academy, a Master of Arts from the University of Iowa, a Master's in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, and a Master's in Military Arts and Sciences from the School of Advanced Military Studies at the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College.