Ed Reinfurt is the Chief Operating Officer of McChrystal Group, overseeing and synchronizing the firm's internal operations and human capital. From 2014 to 2018, Ed led multiple engagements with global financial services organizations. In this role, Ed advised senior executives on internal communication, strategic alignment, and decision-making processes.
Prior to joining McChrystal Group, Ed spent 32 years in the United States Army, retiring at the rank of Colonel after a career in both conventional and special operations units. A combat veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, and other locations, Ed has commanded diverse, global organizations that harnessed the capabilities of many US agencies to achieve strategic goals. Renowned for his ability to build relationships and trust across organizational cultures, Ed repeatedly was picked to lead teams that combined people from many organizations and backgrounds to solve novel challenges. His final military position was as the Deputy Director for Military Operations at the Central Intelligence Agency’s Counterterrorism Center, reflecting his ability to thrive in complex environments.
Ed completed a post-graduate fellowship at the Central Intelligence Agency, received a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Science from Norwich University.