Chair, Major General Yves Fontaine, Ret. & President of Fontaine Consulting, LLC

Major General Yves Fontaine, Ret. has served 36 years in the United States Army as a logistics officer. Throughout his career, Major General Fontaine, Ret. led the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in support of two contingency operations and led the LOGCAP and EAGLE programs. He served as commanding General of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command leading the logistics efforts in Europe in coordination with our NATO allies. He was the G4 (logistics) for the U.S. Army-Europe involved in the drawdown of US contracts in Kosovo, as well as the G4 for the 82nd Airborne Division and G4 and Chief of Staff for the U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC.

His awards and decorations include:
  • the Distinguished Service Medal
  • the Legion of Merit with two Oak Leaf Clusters
  • the Bronze Star Medal
  • the Defense Superior Service Medal
  • the Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters
  • the Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster
  • the Combat Action Badge
  • ​the Master Parachutist Badge

Education:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Management from LaSalle University
  • Masters degree Business Administration from Webster University
  • Masters degree in Advanced Military Studies from the Army’s Command General Staff College (school of advanced military studies)
  • He is a graduate of the Army War College

Major General Fontaine, Ret. is fluent in French. He and his wife, Kathy, have 4 daughters and 6 grandchildren. His expertise lies in strategic planning, business, leadership, and logistics. Fontaine Consulting, LLC provides strategic planning and logistics expertise to corporations seeking expansion.    
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