Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Edward Byers Keynote speaker for the Vista Outdoors event

Chris Metz, Kelly Reisdorf and Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Edward Byers

GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA, USA, July 26, 2022 / — Edward Byers hosts Vista Outdoors’ annual conference as a guest speaker. Byers challenged the Vista team with a clear plan and strategic vision.

Byers is the founding partner and director of Minerva 6 LLC, which provides consulting, speaking, mentoring and coaching services to executives and professionals and High-Value Target LLP, an entertainment and digital arts company focused on NFTs and the metaverse. He earned his MBA from the prestigious The Wharton School – Class ’45 while working as a COO for Behrman Capital, a middle-market private equity firm in New York.

Byers is the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor – our nation’s highest award for bravery. He is the 1st person from SEAL Team 6 and the 6th Navy SEAL in history to receive the Medal of Honor. He is one of 27 Medal of Honor recipients since 9/11 and one of 65 living members of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. He is also the recipient of 5 Bronze Stars with Valor, 2 Purple Hearts, Meritorious Service Medal and many other valiant awards.

“Ed was the perfect speaker for a recent leadership team meeting. He is a true American hero, and his commitment to discipline, honor and humility has been an inspiration to all of us. “Said Vista Outdoors CEO Chris Metz. “Our business is entering a period of strategic change, and Ed’s message on critical planning and mission execution was timely as we prepare for our next phase. Ed provided our organization with a much-needed perspective – that we must always do our best and strive for greatness so that we can honor those who served and made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy in the United States of America.

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