SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MVPvets announced today that Colonel Jayson C. Gilberti, U.S. Army, Retired was appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective July 16, 2018.

A native of Bedford, MA, Jayson is an executive leader and U.S. military veteran with more than 25 years of service to the United States Army and our nation. Commissioned through ROTC in 1993 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, he later earned a master’s in Management from Webster University and completed an Army War College Fellowship in Security Studies at MIT.

Jayson was privileged and honored to command both the 20th Engineer Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg and the 9th Engineer Battalion, 172nd Infantry Brigade in Schweinfurt, Germany. Additional assignments ranged across the United States and the globe from Fort Drum to Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan. Most notably, he participated in numerous overseas deployments in support of humanitarian efforts in Haiti and in combat in both Operations IRAQI & ENDURING FREEDOM. Jayson also provided emergency management response efforts to expedite support of Hurricanes Katrina & Rita relief operations with the 82nd Airborne Division. His final posting was as the U.S. Army Forces Command Director of Engineer Programs at Fort Bragg, NC.

A servant-leader committed to the betterment of our nation’s veterans, Jayson joins the MVPvets team with a comprehensive background in what it takes to coach, teach and mentor veterans and their families. A recent retiree himself, he understands, first-hand, the transition from military service and re-careering to the life sciences industry.