Anthony Cosby

Board Advisor

US Navy Veteran

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Anthony Cosby is the Director for Network Operations at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University. In his current role, he provides management, operational, development, recruitment expertise, and creative effort to support the IVMF Programs and Services portfolio. Anthony’s passion is to help veterans and military-connected families identify their ideal career path, navigate their career transition, and achieve their career goals.

Anthony retired from the United States Navy as a Naval Officer. He held key leadership positions throughout his highly decorated 21-year military career. His most notable deployment was onboard USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was handpicked for the highly visible position as the United States Naval Academy Enlisted Personnel Officer and Executive Officer for Naval Station Annapolis, Maryland. He received many accolades, such as being formally recognized as the national U.S. Navy Diversity Recruiter of the Year.

Anthony is a graduate of Auburn University earning a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and holds a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University. Prior to launching his company, DLYSI, he attended the Entrepreneurial Bootcamp for Veterans at Texas A&M University. He holds a certification from NACE Career Coaching Intensive and works with various veteran service organizations throughout the country. He currently resides in San Antonio, TX, with his lovely wife Nina and their amazing daughter Maria Mae (Mimi).