ADM Jonathan W. Greenert, USN (ret.)

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, U.S. Navy (Ret.) is a native of Butler, Pa. (Western Pa.).

He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, majored in Ocean Engineering, and was graduated and commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy in June 1975. Admiral Greenert completed studies in nuclear engineering and entered the nuclear submarine force.  Subsequently, he was certified to operate, manage and supervise naval nuclear reactor systems. His service in submarines culminated in command of the submarine USS HONOLULU (SSN 718) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

His Navy career has given him the opportunity to serve as: Commander, U.S. Forces Micronesia; Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet; Deputy Comptroller, Dept. of the Navy; Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Navy; Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet (Asia-Pacific); Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; Vice Chief of Naval Operations (Deputy CEO/COO); and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO, 2011-2015).

Admiral Greenert and his family have enjoyed living in many different locations including Japan (2), Guam, Hawaii (3), Seattle, San Diego and Washington, D.C (6). He retired from military service in October 2015 and currently serves as a consultant, adviser and member of corporate boards.

Jon and his wife Darleen have been married for over 37 years, and are blessed with three children (all married), Jonathan, Brian and Sarah; three grandchildren; and a Golden Retriever, Maggie.


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