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Bob Huddleston
Faculty | Facilitator | Executive Coach
Navy Senior Leader Seminar (NSLS) Program Manager

Bob Huddleston, a native of Texas, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in Marine Engineering. He served as a Naval Intelligence Officer, specializing in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance at the tactical, operational and strategic levels. 

While in the Navy, he served in every major theater of the world, with assignments at the Squadron, Air Wing, Strike Group, Fleet, Joint, National and NATO levels. He conducted eight overseas deployments on numerous aircraft carriers and flagships and was stationed in operational intelligence assignments overseas and in the U.S.

His Navy assignments in Washington D.C. included serving as a Congressional Liaison Officer to both the Senate and the House of Representatives, as the Air Warfare Intelligence Officer on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations, and as Deputy of the Naval Forces Department in the Office of Naval Intelligence. His last assignment was as Director of a multi-million dollar rapid-prototyping research and development center dedicated to improving the tactical utility of U.S. national reconnaissance satellites.

After the Navy, Bob Huddleston ran his own consultant practice for twelve years, providing executive-level services to senior leadership within the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, and the defense industry on a wide array of strategy, policy, programmatic and technical issues.

He returned to government service in 2015 to provide oversight of the Navy’s Executive Development Program and to run the Navy Senior Leader Seminar. He currently serves as an executive coach, a lecturer and a facilitator for multiple executive development programs and workshops offered to senior leaders and their teams across the U.S.

Bob Huddleston is a graduate of the Naval War College and holds a master’s degree in International Studies. He is also a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and an instrument-rated private pilot. He and his wife reside in Fairfax, Virginia and have two adult sons.