Senior Leadership Consultant
Eddie Sedlock joins the Solutions 21 team as a Senior Leadership Consultant following an impressive career in the Army as a Combat-Arms Officer. His energetic and passionate approach to leadership, accompanied with his expansive set of life and professional experiences, make him a valued member of the expanding team at Solutions 21.
A military resume that includes service with some of the most storied infantry combat units in the US Army, Eddie has been a professional leader since 1995. He has directed combat organizations ranging from 25 to 1,000 people and his experience includes numerous combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan during the height of the “Surge” periods. Eddie’s work with US and Coalition soldiers, domestic and foreign military agencies, and local populous helped him develop a greater understanding of team building, organizational planning, strategy, and managing relationships across a diverse spectrum.
Separate from combat organizations, Eddie has served the institutional Army as an instructor and coach. In this role, he gained a greater respect and deep understanding of leadership principles and their practical application to diverse organizations in challenging environments. Most recently, Eddie served as an assistant professor in the School for Command Preparation in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas where he coached hundreds of senior-level directors and deputy directors in effective organizational leadership, establishing an intent-based leadership vision, team building, and strategic planning.
Eddie earned his Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University with a focus in Environmental Science and Natural Resources. He is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Grand Canyon University.
Eddie resides in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife and three children. Along with his work with Solutions 21, he is the Owner/Operator of Agape Community Farm where he produces certified naturally grown micro-greens and vegetables with a focus on educating his community on the healthy value of locally grown foods.
Latest Insights from Eddie
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