Patriot Strategies, LLC. is an 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that specializes in leveraging our unique suite of professional, qualified staff, products and services. Patriot Strategies (PS) diverse portfolio allows us to support our customers in building, maintaining and achieving complete and cost effective solutions to new and existing programs. Our unique structure allows us to provide experienced and personal solutions in response to the challenges that all organizations face. PS will provide the solutions; while improving our customer’s performance and reducing their operating costs.
Majority are Veterans
100% of executive leadership has Military, DoD and private sector experience
Fully U.S. owned and operated
Principals’ primary objectives include continued service to the nation by creating value through proven experience in Defense, Intelligence and Anti-Terrorism Organizations supporting Management, Cyber and IT Services, Warrior Transition and Care and Base Operations Support.
Founder, Managing Director
GREGORY D GADSON: – Colonel, USA (retired)- 25 years of leadership. Combat Veteran of all major conflicts the past two decades. Masters Degree, Policy Management Georgetown University, D.C. Bachelor of Science -USMA West Point-TS Clearance
Greg has distinguished service in diverse and challenging environments with various missions to include: training of foreign forces, humanitarian support, counter-insurgency and combat operations. His career culminated as Garrison Commander of Fort Belvoir, VA where he managed and oversaw the execution of multi-million dollar budgets and contracts responsible for security, facilities maintenance and care of wounded veterans. Performed duties and responsibilities of city manager of military base supporting 52,000 Department of Defense personnel; executed $200 million budget in support of base operations. During his combat tour in Iraq he lost both his legs and severely injured his right arm to a roadside bomb in Baghdad. Greg recuperated at Walter Reed Army hospital and became an inspiration to those around him. His resiliency and positive attitude made him a sought after motivational speaker and “life” trainer. In response to the growing requests for Greg to speak at corporate and organizational events, Greg founded Patriot Strategies, LLC in 2008. Since then he has consulted with numerous organizations about overcoming adversity, leadership and teamwork through motivational speaking and training.
Finance, Managing Partner
KURT GUTIERREZ: – Successful business owner with over 25 years of Executive Leadership, Operations, Sales, and Finance experience. MBA University St. Thomas, MN. Bachelor of Science- USMA West Point- TS Clearance.
Kurt Gutierrez graduated from West Point and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul MN. Before entering the private industry, Kurt served in the Army with the 2nd Armored Cavalry regiment patrolling the politically sensitive East/West German border. Kurt business capability spans successful startups to growing mature companies in commercial and government contracting. He is a crisis-tested leader known for metrics-driven business practices that lead to sustainable growth and bottom-line success, and has a proven track record of spurring growth in healthy organizations and revitalizing ailing operations.
Upon Greg’s retirement from the military in September 2014 Kurt joined Patriot Strategies LLC merging his extensive business experience along with his remarkable personal integrity to expand and sustain the business mission of providing service to others. Lifelong friends, former Army Football teammates, and Army Veterans, Greg and Kurt are passionate about continuing their service to the nation.
Chief Operating Officer
GREG DODGE, PMP: – Successful Leader and Manager with over 27 years of experience in Operations, Strategic Planning and Business Development. Bachelor of Science in Engineering – Florida Institute of Technology, PMP Certified since 2007. – TS Clearance
Greg has over 25 years of government contracting experience and advanced training in Management, Contracting and Leadership through continued development programs.
Greg’s 13 year employment with DynCorp Technical Services included Operations and Maintenance, Base Operations, Logistics, Construction and Technical Security Systems Design and Installation.
As Vice President of Alutiiq’s Emergency Management Services and Law Enforcement Division, Greg managed a $120M Business Unit across multiple client organizations and diverse geographic locations. Greg also served as General Manager of two Alutiiq Subsidiary Companies. During his 9 years with Alutiiq, Greg expanded his knowledge and experience base in the areas of Anti-Terrorism and Law Enforcement Training and Support.
Greg has over 20 years experience managing CONUS and OCONUS programs in multiple, often austere, locations. Greg has built a reputation of trust with client organizations and employees through an honest open approach driven by moral and ethical decision making processes, which supports the Patriot Strategies Vision and Mission.