A Brief background on Author of SEAL of Honor, Gary Williams.
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Updated: May 16, 2011
Gary Williams was born March 5, in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. The oldest of five children, his father Richard was a decorated Korean War combat veteran. Gary and his four siblings were raised with a near reverent respect for those who wear our nation’s uniform. He graduated from Upper Sandusky High School in 1974 and the Tri-Rivers-Marion General Hospital School of Practical Nursing in 1978. Elected to the Pleasant Township Board of Trustees in Marion County, Ohio in 1984, he became the youngest serving township official in Ohio. A career public employee, he transferred to the Marion Correctional Institution in 1985 and promoted to the Corrections Training Academy in Orient, Ohio as a Training Officer in 1995. A member of the adjunct faculty of Marion Technical College, he completed his paralegal training in 1997 before transferring to the Warren Correctional Institution in Lebanon, Ohio in 2002 as the Training Officer. Earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management and Leadership from Franklin University in 2003 and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Dayton in 2005. He previously served as a member of the faculty of Southwest College in Cincinnati and Sinclair Community College in Dayton. He has lectured at numerous colleges, universities, military academies, NLUS Councils, as well as military and veteran organizations throughout the country. He and his wife have six children, and two grandchildren and live just north of Cincinnati.
Gary Williams is available for speaking engagements and has worked with
many organizations, including the ones listed below.
If you would like to have Gary Williams speak at your event please contact
- Northrop-Grumman, Department of Irregular Warfare, Bethpage, NY
- Sikorsky Aircraft, Stamford, CT
- General Electric - Aviation, Evendale, OH
- United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY
- Navy League of the United States, OH, NY, PA
- U.S. Navy Memorial, Washington, DC
- State University of New York-Maritime, Brooklyn, NY
- Maritime Museum, Newport News, VA
- Ohio Reserve Officer's Association
- U.S. Navy Yard, Washington, DC
- Military Order of the Purple Heart
- American Veteran's Center, Washington, DC
- Suffolk County Bar Association, LI, NY
- Federal Bureau of Investigation, NYC, NY