Bantz J. (John) Craddock
Gen. (ret.) Bantz J. (John) Craddock serves as a Senior Consultant with MBDi.
Gen. Craddock’s experience serving as a distinguished leader in both the corporate and military arenas offers clients unparalleled insights into strategic revenue growth challenges which include turning-around, leading, managing and growing organizations.
Gen. Craddock previously served as Senior Vice President for Strategic Relations of Engility Corporation, where he led a team focused on developing and maintaining relationships with strategic customers. He currently works as a Global Strategic Advisor with Engility.
Prior to Engility, he served as president of the MPRI division of L-3 Communications Services Group. MPRI was a global provider of private military contractor services, offering a wide range of professional services to both public and private customers. At MPRI, Gen. Craddock led the restructuring/ turn-around of the MPRI organization and was a key Leader in the spinoff that created Engility Corporation.
Preceding his corporate executive roles, Gen. Craddock served 38 years in the U.S. Army, holding many leadership positions throughout his career. Most recently, he was Commander of the U.S. European Command and the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO from 2006-2009.
Gen. Craddock received many U.S. military and international awards for distinguished service and is a member of key professional and military associations, including the Association of the United States Army and the Council on Foreign Relations, and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council.
Gen. Craddock is a graduate from West Virginia University and received a master’s degree in military arts and sciences from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.