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THF Visits Top Companies in Los Angeles

Just a couple of weeks ago, The Honor Foundation organized a three-day visit to some of the most prestigious and typically private companies in Southern California. We’ve done this in the past with our Honor in the Valley series, during which we’ve arranged for our Fellows to gain exclusive access to companies in Silicon Valley… Read more »

How Navy SEALs Win in Business

By Chris Heivly, Managing Director at the Startup Factory June 30, 2016 The United States Navy’s Sea, Air and Land teams, known as the Navy SEALs are a special operations force recognized for small-unit military operations. They are an elite, highly trained (2.5 years before first deployment) group and considered the best of the best… Read more »

From SEALs to startups: Special ops drawn to Silicon Valley

By Julie Watson of the Associated Press July 3, 2016 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Keith David spent years flying around the globe on covert missions, making life-and-death decisions and overseeing multiple units unleashing airstrikes against insurgents. The former Navy SEAL now realizes it was the perfect training for a career in Silicon Valley. A growing… Read more »

Group 6 Graduation Celebration

May 20th, 2016 marked the graduation of our 6th group of Fellows at The Honor Foundation. The event was a milestone for both our mission and the students who participated in the program, as it brought together one of the finest Tribes of faculty, advisors, mentors, leaders in the military community, employers, coaches, family, friends,… Read more »

Jeff Pottinger Joins THF as Chief of Curriculum

The THF team continues to grow with the addition of Jeff Pottinger, our new Chief of Curriculum. Jeff joins us with an impressive pedigree and military background, and he brings another expert voice to our leadership. During his twenty-four year career in the US Navy Supply Corps, Jeff held a variety of challenging IT, supply… Read more »

THF Selects World Class Facilities at Tidewater for East Coast Campus

THF Launches Virginia Beach Campus! from The Honor Foundation on Vimeo. At THF we believe that the elite service men and women we serve deserve the finest support and facilities possible. We strive for excellence in everything we do, which is why we are proud to announce the selection of the Virginia Beach Campus of… Read more »

THF Hires Philip Dana as First Chief of People Operations
THF Hires Philip Dana as First Chief of People Operations

The individuals who make up THF are the reason we continue to succeed in our mission and grow our ability to serve. Every addition must be one of strength that exponentially adds to the team. The latest individual to meet that standard is global talent executive Phillip Dana, who joins as our first-ever Vice President/Chief… Read more »

Michael Crooke
NEXT Speaker Series: Michael Crooke on Creating Team Flow

Michael Crooke, Ph.D: From SEAL to CEO from The Honor Foundation on Vimeo. Michael Crooke is a former Navy SEAL and business icon most notably known as the CEO who turned around Patagonia. During the THF NEXT Speaker Series he shared his thoughts effective team motivation and leadership. Michael is a strong advocate of “flow,”… Read more »

The Navy SEAL Foundation Extends Unprecedented Support to THF

Navy SEAL Foundation Chairman of the Board: Rear Admiral Garry J. Bonelli from The Honor Foundation on Vimeo. THF recently received a $2million, three year grant from The Navy Seal Foundation, the largest ever given by the organization in its 15-year history. “We’re honored to receive such tremendous support from The Navy SEAL Foundation,” said… Read more »

NEXT Speaker Series: Kevin Compton on Rapid Change and Modern Leadership

Kevin Compton, Founder Radar Partners: A Palo Alto Principle Investment Firm from The Honor Foundation on Vimeo. Kevin Compton is the Co-Founder of Radar Partners and a noted Silicon Valley leader. He has been a close advisor to THF and our Founder, Joe Musselman, since 2013. As part of the THF NEXT Speaker Series, Kevin… Read more »

The Rady School & THF Partner In Unique Mission

UCSD Rady School Dean Robert S. Sullivan: A Born Entrepreneur from The Honor Foundation on Vimeo. Since 2013, The Rady School of Management’s Dean Robert Sullivan has supported THF and our mission: To serve others with Honor, for life. So their next mission is always clear and continues to impact the world. “This partnership is… Read more »