Bob Tortolani, LTC US Army (Retired)
Mitch is a Vietnam veteran who served as an infantry platoon leader and rifle company commander in Vietnam. He has been decorated for valor, service and achievement, including three awards of the Purple Heart! Mitch is also a master parachutist and Army Ranger. Remaining on active duty after the war, Mitch retired from the Army in 1988 at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Mitch was active in the early development of The Warrior Connection, attended a retreat and subsequently served on the original board of directors. He is currently serving as an adviser to the Board.
Mitch is widely known as a global expert in change implementation and transition, currently operating a private consulting practice. As a thought leader in the areas of change planning, implementation and management Mitch is recognized for his ability to help individuals and organizations improve, adapt, and excel. He is one of the original Change Management consultants to organizations and was instrumental in writing the books, Managing at the Speed of Change and Always Change a Winning Team. His Vietnam memoir and leadership manuscript is out for publication also.
Mitch has worked, traveled and lived in Europe, Asia, Central and South America. He and his wife, Lynn, live in, and travel out of, Fort Mill, SC.