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Leading Through Chaos

Interview with Coleman Ruiz (part 1)

BY: Jon Sanchez | Date:

With the fast-paced world we live in today, leadership development is more important than ever. Each Thursday, join Jon Sanchez, CEO of Team Performance Institute, as he interviews guests around best practices on leadership. Whether you’re leading a team, a family, or just want to hear from those who have gone before you, this is the podcast for you.

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Our Guests

Coleman Ruiz

USNA Senior Fellow

Coleman is a multi-faceted individual with an impressive background. He is a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and former officer in the Naval Special Warfare community (U.S. Navy SEALs), serving for 13 years on active duty with multiple combat deployments. Coleman's experience includes troop and joint task force command, as well as assignments in U.S. Embassies. He has also held various roles in Naval Special Warfare training schools, including director positions. Coleman is a Co-founder and Principal at the Mission Critical Team Institute (MCTI), focusing on the development and research of small, highly skilled teams. Additionally, he works as a Partner with the Liminal Collective, collaborating with elite individuals and organizations to solve complex problems. In the business sector, Coleman serves as a General Partner at Anchor Capital Holdings, LLC, where he has guided the turnaround of portfolio companies. He has also been involved in training and advising collegiate teams and professional athletic organizations. Coleman holds degrees from the U.S. Naval Academy and the Naval Postgraduate School.