Joe DiSalvo has over 30 years as a strategic leader who built trust, initiative, innovation, integrity, core values, and accountability in organizations ranging from 850 to 65,000 personnel. Exceptionally experienced interacting with U.S. federal government agencies, congress, and international governments (14 years working abroad). Successfully managed $1B budgets and led 4 strategic planning projects at the national level. His passion is leading and inspiring individuals and organizations to excel and impact positively on society.
Joe currently provides consulting services focused on leader development, strategic planning, team building, business development and crisis management. Joe is also on the Board of Advisors for two private companies and on the Board of Directors for a public power utility company. Joe graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree and was commissioned in the Armor Corps. He has a Masters in Operations Research from the Air Force Institute of Technology and a Masters of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.
Joe’s military career culminated as the U.S. Southern Command’s Deputy Commanding General, as a Lieutenant General, from 2015-2018, where he was responsible for security cooperation and capacity building with militaries from Central America, Caribbean, and South America. From 2013 to 2015 as a Major General, he commanded the U.S. 6th Army where he was responsible for partnering, advising, and mentoring senior army leaders from Central America, Caribbean, and South America. From 2012 to 2013 Joe was Chief of Staff, U.S. Southern Command where he led 9directorates and oversaw a $1,062M budget. Joe was Deputy Commanding General of III U.S. Army Corps from 2010 to 2012where he oversaw the tactical training, operations, and quality of life for 35,000Soldiers and their families in Fort Hood, Texas. Additionally, as a Brigadier General, he was also the Corps Chief of Staff from 2009 to 2010 where he supervised 8directorates and managed a $500M budget.
While assigned to the Pentagon, from 2008-2009 he was the senior advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Western Hemisphere security and Homeland Defense. As a Colonel, in 2006-2007 Joe was the lead Iraq campaign policy analyst for the Joint Staff. From 2003-2006 he commanded 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rdInfantry Division, which included two combat tours.
Joe is married with three grown children. He is a military history enthusiast and enjoys all sports, especially road racing (running).
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