Colonel George Hadrick

Colonel George Hadrick (U.S., retired)

Managing Director
If your organization has been breached, you would be hard-pressed to find a veteran with more experience and skills than Col. George Hadrick. For more than 30 years, he has responded to the entire gamut of emergencies around the world including: military conflict and insurgency in Jordan, Iraq, and Kosovo; the use of chemical weapons against civilians in Syria; dealing with the aftermath of hurricanes, floods, droughts, and earthquakes; outbreaks of diseases; and airline crashes. Col. Hadrick is ideally suited to the role of Managing Director, Incident Response and our clients benefit in many ways from his talent and expertise. There are precious few emergency scenarios that Col. Hadrick has not seen first-hand, responded to, and resolved with professionalism, attention to detail, and aplomb. He is a confident and trusted leader - the consummate consensus builder. On behalf of U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), he collaborated with senior individuals in international organizations (NATO, the European Union, and foreign governments) to shape the strategic direction of the DOD's role as a Combat Support Agency (CSA). While deployed in Iraq, he was Chief, Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs), where he helped to create 5 embedded PRTs (ePRTs) - the first inter-agency tactical counterinsurgency organization of its kind. To set conditions for counterinsurgency efforts, he developed and published the Unified Joint Common Plan. Col. Hadrick has been involved in security planning and management of high profile events such as the G-20 World Financial Summit (2009) and the G45 World Nuclear Proliferation Security Summit (2010). His decisive leadership and superior professional skills resulted in major contributions to the success of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama. Expanding his knowledge, understanding, and skills has been a priority for Col. Hadrick throughout his career. He has a Master's degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College, in Newport, Rhode Island (2007), having graduated with their highest distinction. His undergraduate degree is in Economics & Business Administration. He completed a program in nuclear defense at the Defense Nuclear Weapons School in Albuquerque, New Mexico (2013). He graduated from Pennsylvania's Lincoln University (1987) and was inducted into its Hall of Fame (2013). Of special note is Col. Hadrick's training in Advanced Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina (1996) and the United States Army Military Intelligence School in Arizona (1998). Col. Hadrick is highly decorated, with more than 30 medals to his name. He's been recognized numerous times by the U.S. Army, as well as other countries (Kosovo, Korea, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the Emirate of Kuwait) and world bodies (the United Nations, and NATO) that honored him with gratitude and appreciation for his exemplary service. Call George Hadrick at +1.416.304.3934 or email ghadrick@cytelligence.com