Mike Sarraille is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, a graduate of the University of Texas McCombs Business School, and now a leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor for Echelon Front as well as the CEO of Echelon Front Overwatch.
EF Overwatch specializes in the recruiting, training, and placement of U.S special operations forces veterans with companies seeking leaders with an Extreme Ownership mindset to build their ranks and dominate on their battlefields. Mike has a book coming out in the fall of 2020 titled, “The Talent War: How Special Operations & Great Organizations Win On Talent”.
Mike served fifteen years as an officer in the SEAL Teams after five years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an enlisted Recon Marine and Scout-Sniper. Mike served in SEAL Team THREE, Task Unit Bruiser alongside “Extreme Ownership” authors Jocko Willink and Leif Babin where he led major combat operations that played a pivotal role in the Battle of Ramadi in 2006. Mike later assumed duties as the primary leadership instructor for all officers graduating from the SEAL training pipeline before being selected for assignment to the Joint Special Operations Command where he completed multiple combat deployments.
Mike is a recipient of the Silver Star, six Bronze Stars, two Defense Meritorious Service Medals, and a Purple Heart.