Joseph “Joe” Bogdan is a Senior Enlisted Leader in the United States Air Force with more than 20 years of service. He is currently the Chief Enlisted Manager for almost 600 military and civilian engineers at Osan Air Base in the Republic of Korea. In this capacity, he is responsible for leading, organizing, training and equipping members to execute missions in efforts to defend the security of the Pacific region and build partnership capacity with our allies.
He has a wide array of leadership experience in the engineering, communications, and social services career fields and has employed his skills at multiple assignments across the globe. Driven by his passion to help others reach their professional and personal goals, he continues to be a mentor to hundreds and is a sought-after speaker and instructor on a variety of topics to include resilience, management, and leadership.
He holds instructional certifications in multiple courses to include Franklin Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Shipley Communications’ Four Lenses, and is a Master Resiliency Trainer certified at The University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified Leadership Coach, he holds an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences with a minor in Homeland Security from the University of Maryland University College and earned his graduate degree in Organizational Leadership at Brandman University where he is currently an adjunct professor of both undergraduate and graduate leadership studies.
Joe is also a co-founder of The Llama Leadership website and a host of the Llama Lounge podcast that explores topics on all things life, learning, and leadership.