Executive Bio – Steven Anderson
Chief Marketing Officer
Retired Brigadier General Steve Anderson is the Chief Marketing Officer of RELYANT LLC, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business based in Knoxville, Tennessee, that provides key construction, logistics, munitions response, and information services to our troops deployed overseas in the combat zone. He retired in April 2010 after a 31 year career in the US Army that included logistics command and staff assignments in Korea, Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Germany, Hawaii and four tours in the Pentagon.
Brigadier General Anderson’s most notable military assignment was serving under General David H. Petraeus as his Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics for the Multi-National Force in Iraq for 15 months (Aug 06 – Nov 07). In this position he oversaw a LOGCAP budget of more than $5 billion and a team of 125 military and civilians from four coalition nations, and was responsible for all resources and sustainment planning and execution of support for 300,000 personnel deployed in the Iraq.
Brigadier General Anderson is a 1978 graduate of the United States Military Academy with a degree in General Engineering and was awarded a Master of Science in Operations Research and Systems Analysis Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1987. He is also a graduate of the US Army War College and the Marine Corps Staff College. His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and Bronze Star.