Dr. Olin O. Oedekoven has been creating and leading effective teams at all organizational levels from first-line leader through strategic leadership for nearly 30 years. He understands the unique value of a team and how the dynamics of a team shape team performance. Olin works with large and small companies on business process improvement, strategic planning, and organizational development in both the private and public sectors.
Olin graduated from South Dakota State University with a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. He then attended the University of Wyoming where he received a Master’s degree in Wildlife Management. Olin continued his formal education with Northcentral University where he received both an MBA and his Doctorate in Business Administration with specializations in Management and Public Administration. Olin completed a post-doctoral program in human resource management.
Olin is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College where he received a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies. His military experience includes senior staff, battalion command, and brigade command assignments. Olin retired from the National Guard in 2011 with this rank of Brigadier General. In his last assignment with the Wyoming National Guard, General Oedekoven commanded the Army National Guard, an organization with over 1,900 full-time and part-time Soldiers.