“Embrace the suck – get out of your comfort zone every single day.”
The Seal Family Foundation supports individual and family readiness through an array of programs specifically targeted to assist the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Community in maintaining a resilient, sustainable and healthy force in this era of persistent conflict and deployments. The SEAL Family Foundation frequently analyzes the effects of deployment to ensure that their programs are meeting current needs by delivering exceptional programs and educating the civilian population in support of these elite warriors.
Brent Gleeson is a NAVY SEAL combat veteran with multiple tours to Iraq and Africa and other theaters of war. Upon leaving SEAL Team 5, Brent turned his discipline and battlefield lessons to the world of business and has become an accomplished entrepreneur, bestselling author and acclaimed speaker. Brent and his wife Nicole will be chairing the Seal Family Foundation’s upcoming gala to ensure that NSW families of active and fallen warriors are taken care of in every way possible.
10 Things About Nicole & Brent Gleeson and Seal Family Foundation
#1 Nicolegrew up in Orange County, California and Brent in Dallas, TX
#2 Nicole’s first job was at Girl Mania (hosting birthday parties for little girls) and Brent worked at a carwash, drying cars.
#3 The Gleeson’s favorite restaurant is Javier’s.
#4 Brent wrote the book“Taking Point: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail-Safe Principals for Leading Through Change”.
#5 The Gleesons have a Siberian Husky and a rescue mix.
#6 Nicoleis a certified cicerone, a.k.a. beer expert.
#7 Brent is an ordained minister for weddings.
#8 Brent said if he could have lunch with any one person, it would be his wife.
#9 The Gleesons have been actively involved in San Diego philanthropy for a number of years. Being able to make a difference and help people for a cause that they’re passionate about gives them a sense of satisfaction that money could never buy.
#10 Money raised from the Families First Dinner Gala goes straight to the families of America’s finest warriors. By supporting the families of Navy SEALs, the operators can go do the nation’s business and not have to worry about their families getting support and help.