Association of Marine Corps Logisticians
Kirk is one of the original co-founders of the Association of Marine Corps Logisticians. He currently serves as the Director of the Weapon System Management Center at Marine Corps Logistics Command, and his 23+ year career has seen logistics at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. Throughout his career, he served in a variety of leadership and staff positions from the platoon level to Headquarters Marine Corps, in addition to Joint experience with United States Transportation Command and an academic tour as a Secretary of Defense Executive Fellow at Morgan Stanley in New York City. He deployed twice with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (1999-2001), twice to Iraq with 3rd Battalion 6th Marines (2005 and 2007), and once to Afghanistan with Combat Logistics Regiment 2 (2013). From 2014 to 2016, Kirk served as the Commanding Officer of Logistics Operations School in Camp Johnson, NC. He has a Masters of Science in Business Administration from Webster University, a Masters of Military Studies from Marine Corps University and a Certificate of Supply Chain Management from Penn State University. Kirk is the recipient of the Bronze Star Medal for his actions in support of combat operations in Western Al Anbar Province.
Vice President of Operations
Matt is a 2012 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and currently serves as the Maintenance Management Officer at The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia. His previous assignments include 2d Battalion, 7th Marines as the Motor Transport Officer, Maintenance Management Officer, and while deployed, the Assistant Logistics Officer with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC) 15.1. He also served as the Company Commander for Motor Transport Company, Marine Wing Support Squadron 271 and the Assistant Operations Officer for the Command Element, SPMAGTF-CR-Africa 19.1. Matt is a graduate of the Army’s Logistics Captains Career Course and is a self-proclaimed logistics nerd.
Vice President of Membership and Comptroller
John is an active duty officer currently assigned to HQMC. In a career spanning over 25 years, John has served in numerous operational and staff assignments spanning every level of the Marine Corps from platoon to Headquarters Marine Corps, including all three Marine Expeditionary Forces and within all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). He also served multiple deployed combat tours in support of Operations Enduing Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and Inherent Resolve along with countless exercises across the U.S., Central and Indo-Pacific Commands Area of Responsibility. He is a graduate of the Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare School (now Expeditionary Warfare School), the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and the Air Force War College.
Vice President of Communications
Janell transitioned to the Reserves after 10+ years of active duty and is currently assigned to I MEF G-4 (IMA). Janell graduated in May 2010 from the United States Naval Academy. She has served as a Marine Corps logistics officer, cultural support team leader, maintenance management officer, company commander, and operations officer at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Helmand Province, Afghanistan; Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms; and Camp Pendleton, California. She has served with the LCE, ACE, and Supporting Establishment. She also holds the additional MOS of 0570, Foreign Security Force Advisor and has completed Combat Emergency Trauma Training (TCCC), and Survival Evasion Resistance Escape (SERE) Full Spectrum Level C. She has completed Intermediate MAGTF Information Operations Practitioners Course and Maritime Prepositioning Forces Planners Course. She is a graduate of the Expeditionary Warfare School, Blended Seminar Program and has a Master of Systems Analysis from Naval Postgraduate School.