Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired) Sam Mundy was commissioned in 1983 and served as an infantry officer for 38 years in assignments around the
world. He commanded Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command and, in his final assignment, served as Commander, Marine Corps Forces Central Command with responsibility for the employment of Marines assigned to the Middle East. His strengths as a team builder and crisis manager helped bring order out of chaos during combat operations and in various conflicts over the past two decades. Sam also provided vision and guidance to organizations he led, enabling them to attain new goals, create new structures and develop next generation capabilities.
Sam graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Personnel Management, earned a MBA from Averett University, and studied foreign policy at The Brookings Institution. He is currently the President of Once a Marine LLC, works as a defense consultant/advisor, and speaks at events benefitting military nonprofit organizations.
He is married, has two daughters, and lives in Saint Petersburg, Florida.