Gene is a Marine Corps veteran who has received four meritorious promotions for his leadership abilities by the age of 19. Gene is the author of Semper Fidelis Leadership: From The Corps to the Corporation which was the result of embedding with the 2nd Marine Division in Al Anbar Province Iraq in 2005 then again in 2007 representing the Long War Journal, the premier publication on the Global War On Terror.
Gene is the founder of the Semper Fidelis Leadership™ Institute which is devoted to training crisis leaders who are spiritually grounded, mentally tough and physically skilled to be able to decide, communicate and execute in high-speed, high-stress chaotic environments.
At the age of 28, Gene founded his first multi-million-dollar company, a broadcast and telecommunications service firm, building towers up to 2,000 feet in the air. Gene has served in various C - Level roles for companies in which he’s had a stake ranging from a Google Analytics Partner to a geospatial firm, to a third-party logistics company, to a financial services firm which arranged financing for over 4,000 small businesses.
Gene is the Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of Capital Works. Capital Works empowers business advisors and intermediaries to meet their clients’ growth, capitalization, and exit objectives and efficiently close perfectly-matched transactions with Capital Providers via the only intelligent, end-to-end Capital Transaction Management platform in the marketplace. In 2020, after only 19 months of operations, Capital Works was sold to JP Morgan.
Gene is the Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of Profit Inc, a SaaS-based fintech app that delivers insightful and actionable analysis to clearly reveal the profitability of each customer and offering, enabling management teams to confidently take action to dramatically improve overall profitability and business value.
Gene is a highly-respected business advisor who has personally provided strategic growth and leadership advisory services to over two hundred fast growth companies.
Gene is a highly-engaging speaker and whose clients have included some of the premier organizations in the world:
Gene is married to the love of his life Shelia. They have two children and eight grandcritters.