Kevin E. Gentzler

Kevin E. Gentzler is a retired US Army Officer currently working as an Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies at the US Army Command and General Staff College.  Kevin served in a variety of Army and Joint positions throughout his career and deployed to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iraq during Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He has a BS in Business from Missouri Southern State University, a MA in Organizational Leadership from Regent University in Virginia Beach and is currently pursuing a doctorate. He and his family also own a retail business in Historic Leavenworth, Kansas.

This essay provides an examination of current thought on how to build a team capable of performing at a high level.