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Guy Pearce, M.A., B.A., CAPT (USCG, Ret.)
Quality Executive

Quality services don’t just happen. In VLinc, it begins at initial engagement when we work with you to determine the situation, potential challenges, and impacts that must be addressed. Guy ensures we identify the work that needs to be accomplished and optimally sync VLinc strategy for structure, metrics, people, rewards, culture, and leadership to your requirements.

Guy is an operations and planning expert with master-level experience in National Incident Management and the Joint Operations Planning and Execution Systems. He is an internationally recognized military officer, having led multi-national forces in global counter-narcotics operations. Guy has extensive program management experience in the military and civilian worlds, including infrastructure improvement and acquisition, fleet-wide avionics upgrades, tactics, techniques, and procedures development, and commercial ITAR aviation program management. He has extensive experience working with the National Intelligence Community, synthesizing information for law enforcement and military operations. He is a retired Coast Guard Captain with over 20 years of distinguished rotary wing service and over 27 years of uniformed service. Guy has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University and a Master of Strategic Studies from the USAF War College.

His recommended reading list includes: The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One by David Kilcullen, a book which details the difficulties superpowers have historically had in Afghanistan and the emergence of modern international terrorism; The Great Wall at Sea by Bernard D. Cole, tracking China’s evolution from “Hermit Nation” to an international power and regional hegemon and how the PLA Navy has become a tool for worldwide power projection; The Nightingale’s Song by Robert Timberg, the history of the Iran Contra actors, concentrating on the group that attended the Naval Academy; the Judge Dee Series of novels by Robert van Gulik, van Gulik was an early 20th century Dutch diplomat who wrote a series of short novels that illuminate the ancient philosophies that inform modern Chinese thought; The Climb by Anatoli Boukreev, the counterpoint to Krakauer’s Into Thin Air, written by a fellow professional mountaineer, who was a member of the same fatal expedition on Everest.