Gilroy Associates Welcomes Admiral Mark Ferguson to the Team
WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania (May 13, 2019) — Gilroy Associates is pleased to announce that retired navy admiral Mark Ferguson has joined the company. Ferguson brings his expertise in leadership, change management, and effective team-building to the advisory firm.
He joins the Gilroy Associates team after a successful naval career, where he rose to the rank of four-star admiral. Highlights include serving as vice chief of naval operations and chief human resources officer, where he led major cross-service initiatives including the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. Under his leadership, the Navy was the first federal agency to receive the Optimas Award for General Excellence by Workforce Management Magazine.
Ferguson has been recognized for introducing innovative personnel policies such as flexible work programs, professional sabbaticals, and professional credentialing for navy work experience. He also brings experience as a board member of a public company and a government research center.
“We are thrilled to bring Mark onto the team,” says Carrie Maslen, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gilroy Associates, “His unique blend of military, diplomatic and business experience gives him the perspective to tackle client challenges from all angles, and his leadership experience can serve as an example for all of us.”
Ferguson will provide consulting services to customers and will also be available for speaking engagements. “This is a wonderful opportunity,” says Ferguson, “I look forward to bringing a new perspective to the Gilroy Associates team and supporting clients as they navigate organizational changes.”
About Gilroy Associates:
Gilroy Associates designs and executes strategies that accelerate revenue for businesses. Its team of executives has a combined 150 years of experience leading high tech organizations, and their global expertise spans the Fortune 100, Mid-Market, SMB, Government, and Not For Profit sectors.