Randy Manner

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Randy Manner

Major General, USA, Retired


Email: Randy Manner
Office Phone: 703-407-1702

Randy has decades of service to others in military and government service, in business, and in academia. As a Senior Partner at Korn Ferry he coached executives as they transitioned to more senior levels with greater responsibilities. He mentors business leaders in improving their value propositions to their clients. He works with Veterans of all ranks through 4-star generals and admirals to assist them with their transition into corporate and academic positions & boards. For 16 years he worked for American Management Systems, a billion-dollar international information technology consulting firm. When he departed AMS in September 2001 to return to active military duty, he was serving as business unit Vice President responsible for revenues of $100 million for federal, state, and commercial clients. For over three decades he served our nation in a variety of positions in the Pentagon and around the world.

Prior to retiring from the Army as a Major General, he served as the Deputy Commanding General of the United States 3rd Army in Kuwait, as the Acting Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau, and as the Acting and Deputy Director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. He facilitated the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq in 2010, helped neutralize chemical weapons in Russia, oversaw investments in biological prophylactic research on deadly pathogens, to include Ebola, and helped coordinate military emergency response support to States during natural disasters. He continues to passionately inspire and encourage others to enhance their value and service to others.

  • Enabling Teams to Achieve Breakthrough Performance
  • Executive Coaching Leadership Development
  • Leading Culture Change and Merging of Cultures
  • Dealing More Effectively with Ambiguity & Having Courageous Conversations
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Leadership Coaching, Georgetown University
  • Post Graduate Certificate in International Security Studies, the Fletcher School of International Law & Diplomacy
  • Tufts University Master of Business Administration in Decision Sciences
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Pennsylvania State University

Randy helps executives and leadership teams increase their potential and quality of leadership with the goal of meaningful & positive impact on employees, clients, and the bottom line.

Residing in nearby Virginia, Randy enjoys landscape design, gardening, floral arranging and flying kites. Passions include helping others improve their lives and advocating on behalf of the environment and those creatures without voices.