Ted Delicath currently serves as an Implementation Principal committed to solving our client’s most consequential problems. While at McChrystal Group, Ted has supported tech, biomanufacturing, and energy companies in drafting and implementing new strategies, solving an array of problems, and reinvigorating cultures. His longest-running engagement concerned working with a Midwest state in responding to COVID-19. His team spent twelve months on the ground during the pandemic. Notably, Ted assisted in drafting and executing the State’s vaccination rollout and supporting systems.
What did you do before joining McChrystal Group?
Before joining McChrystal Group, I received my M.A. in International Security and Conflict from Dublin City University as a George S. Mitchell Scholar. Prior to that, I spent four years in the Army as a Ranger-qualified Infantry officer. I’m humbled to be an AVG Venture Capital Fellow, an Urban Leader Fellow, and a CORO Public Affairs Fellow.
Why did you join McChrystal Group?
McChrystal Group proves service can sincerely show up in the private sector. In joining the firm, I sought out and found a mission-oriented team whose purpose outpaces profit and roots its commitment to solving problems and creating value.
What has been your proudest moment at McChrystal Group?
Helping States respond to COVID.
What is a hidden talent of yours?
I can act out both the Good Will Hunting Bar Scene and Al Pacino’s locker room speech in Any Given Sunday.
B.A. Illinois Wesleyan University
M.A. Dublin City University
Written Articles/ Materials
State Governor COVID-19 Response
When the COVID-19 pandemic first took hold in the United States, McChrystal Group sprang into action, embedding in state and local governments struggling to face the mounting challenge posed by the deadly virus. McChrystal looked to its origins and leveraged its team’s unique understanding of how to transform large, formal organizations during periods of sustained crisis.
Unified Cross-Functional Approach to Leadership and Succession Planning
McChrystal Group partnered with a globally-dispersed 2,500-person organization to develop a robust, repeatable leadership development program to strengthen its leadership succession planning and cross-functional camaraderie.
How to Build Trust So It’s Ready When Your Team Needs It
Transform the trust among your team by identifying and analyzing gaps in the three raw materials needed: competence, benevolence, and reliability. Move beyond generic trust-building models by recognizing the complexity of trust between team members and learn how to strengthen it effectively.