Pittsburgh Program Manager, O2O bewomack@syr.edu

Bart Womack currently serves as the Program Manager for Onward to Opportunity, a champion for the professional training and certification of Veterans, Guard, Reserves and their Spouses, in Greater Pittsburgh, PA.

Bart is a 29-year veteran of the U.S. Army, having retired in 2006 with the rank of Sergeant Major. Bart served as a Drill Sergeant, Ranger Instructor, Relief Commander and Sergeant of the Guard at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. He culminated his career in dual roles as Commandant, and the 101st Airborne Division Command Sergeant Major, and completed deployments to Iraq and Korea. His personal awards include two Bronze Stars and the Legion of Merit.

Since retiring, Bart has worked in the entertainment industry as an actor and military-technical advisor for feature film and television and served on the Advisory Board for the GI Film Festival, known as ‘Sundance for the Troops’. Bart’s volunteers to mentor Army ROTC Cadets, and is the VP of Strategy and Development and a board member for the Armed Forces Equestrian Center (AFEC).

Bart has appeared in media discussing his book Embedded Enemy: The Insider Threat. He speaks publicly on the topic of Situational Awareness Security.

Bart holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Park University and an MBA from Waynesburg University.