Dr. Burl Randolph, Jr., DM, serves as one of the Founding Directors and as Secretary and Director of International Mentoring for Foreign Affairs Council. Dr. Burl is also the Founder, President, and Chief Consultant of MyWingman, LLC, a Business Leadership and Management Consulting company. The company services include executive coaching, organizational planning, corporate training, mentoring program development, writing services, and government contracting. Dr. Burl is an author, editor, and publisher of several books, peer-reviewed articles, and academic works. He is a recurring Guest Lecturer with the University of Alaska, and a member of the Center for Educational Innovation and Technology Research (CEITR) with the University of Phoenix. Dr. Burl is also a retired United States Army Colonel, with nearly 32 years of service to the nation in various command, leadership, and management positions. He last served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence and Security, G-2 (Chief Executive Officer - CEO for Intelligence), Army Sustainment Command and Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL. Dr. Burl has extensive strategic and operational intelligence experience, serving as the XVIII Airborne Corps Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, G-2 (Chief Operating Officer - COO for Intelligence); Site Commander, Deputy Site Commander, Weapons Inspector, and Monitor with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Onsite Inspections, and with the Defense Intelligence Agency as an Operations Officer. Much of Dr. Burl’s intelligence experience occurred during his three combat tours in Iraq, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Burl also has broad executive level experience leading several successful recruiting operations throughout the Army. He served as a Battalion Executive Officer (COO), Battalion Commander (CEO) for the largest recruiting battalion in the Army, and as a Brigade Deputy Commanding Officer (COO) for the Mid and Southwest areas of the United States.
Dr. Burl holds a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership (DM) from the University of Phoenix, a Master of Strategic Studies (MSS) from the US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Troy University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Iowa State University. Dr. Burl was inducted into the International Honor Society in Business in 2015, which is awarded to the Top 20% of an academic class. In 2014, he earned the University of Phoenix Doctoral Leadership Scholarship for work towards his dissertation.
Dr. Burl is often sought as a motivational speaker for organizations and mentoring programs. He prides himself on his work not only in the military, but within his passion: Mentoring. Dr. Burl began mentoring in 1988 at Fort Hood, TX, was dubbed as The Silent Drummer, and has mentored continuously ever since. Dr. Burl has mentored all over the world, influencing notable organizations such as Partnership for Peace in Germany, Campus Crusade for Christ in the Washington, DC area, Carlisle Victory Circle, Carlisle, PA, and most markedly, The ROCKS Inc, in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Iraq.