Steve ward

Instructor

Steve Ward is a former U.S. Navy SEAL, combat leader and currently a leadership instructor at Echelon Front. Steve spent almost 30 years in the SEAL Teams with eleven deployments across the globe. Steve brings unmatched experience in demonstrating combat leadership in dynamic environments, building winning teams, and developing relationships across all levels of an organization. Steve operated in violent urban environments in both Iraq and Afghanistan, seeing first-hand the power of applying the leadership lessons taught at Echelon Front.

Steve brings a unique front-line perspective coupled with executive leadership experience, starting his military career as a front-line SEAL sniper and finishing as the Command Master Chief of Naval Special Warfare Group One.  His Task Unit relieved Task Unit Bruiser in Ramadi in October 2006.  When he returned from that deployment he went to work for Jocko as a lead instructor at the SEAL training command.  In his role, he consistently innovated training techniques to improve training and challenge SEAL units in preparation for the real-world battlefield.

At Group One, he provided leadership and guidance to the 4 West Coast SEAL Teams, managing the supply chain and training to equip and prepare dozens of SEAL units for deployment across the globe.  He is the recipient of three Bronze Stars, two Defense Meritorious Service Medals and three Meritorious Service Medals and numerous other awards. He serves as a leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor at Echelon Front.

 

LEADERSHIP

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DISCIPLINE = FREEDOM

Extreme Ownership

OODA Loop

-dave berke

“We spent the day with Dave during our global leadership summit. Dave was incredible. In a few hours he inspired our team and communicated simple, no non-sense methods that we have used to collaborate, lead and win. Extreme Ownership has become a cornerstone of our leadership philosophy at TaskUs.”

Bryce Maddock, TaskUs

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