Col. Jeanne Arnold, USA, ret.

Jeanne Arnold is one of the founding members of Arnold & Schroeder a strategic planning consulting company. She holds a Masters of Education with an emphasis on Guidance and Counseling from Texas State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texa McCombs School of Business.

Jeanne brings a variety of tools and techniques to help key executives unlock their innovative solutions. She is a recognized trailblazer in senior-level strategic and operational decision support techniques and critical thinking. She excels in the ability to think strategically and translate that strategy into results. Jeanne is known for her out-of-the-box thinking and problem-solving abilities. She is able to effectively challenge assumptions and view problems from multiple perspectives resulting in solutions that are profound, enduring, and game-changing. Jeannie is a highly effective leader with the passion and ability to coach and build highly functioning teams capable of understanding their complex environments and its associated problems within businesses and organizations.

Jeanne is a retired military veteran with over 30 years experience flying helicopters, and leading people, teams, and organizations to achieve mission success, including numerous deployments worldwide during both peacetime and in combat. While in the Army, Jeanne deployed to Afghanistan five times, three of which were in operational and strategic level Red Team leader capacities. Her assignments also included Instructor for both the Command and General Staff College and Senior Seminar Instructor and Facilitator for the University of Foreign Military and Cultural Studies. She has taught Red Teaming to several organizations worldwide including US military, Joint Commands in the US and abroad, Canadian military, Australian Defense Intelligence, US AID, and US Customs and Border Protection, to name a few. Her military awards and recognitions include Senior Aviator Badge, Legion of Merit, and two Bronze Star medals. She has also been recognized by the Army Aviation community for her contributions and was inducted into the Order of Saint Michael. She also holds the honorary rank of Admiral of the Texas Navy.

Jeanne serves on the Board of Directors for The Burke Center for Youth, the National Guard Association of Texas, and is an active Rotarian. She was named National Association of Professional Women VIP Woman of the year for 2015-2016.

She resides with her rescue Great Danes in Texas near her granddaughter, children, and extended family.

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