Lt. Col. Scott Mann is a retired Green Beret with over twenty-two years of Army and Special Operations experience around the world, and a New York Times bestselling author. He has deployed to Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He is the CEO of Rooftop Leadership and the founder of a 501c3 called “The Heroes Journey” committed to helping veterans tell their stories in transition and another 501C3, “Operation Pineapple Express Foundation,” which is focused on supporting US Allies in duress and US Veterans struggling with mental health and moral injury issues.  Scott regularly speaks to and trains corporate leaders, law enforcement, and special operations forces on best practices for strategic storytelling and going local and making better human connections. Scott has frequent appearances on Fox News, CNN, and other national platforms as a thought leader on countering violent extremism and other veteran and national security issues, building organizational relationships, and restoring trust in our communities. He is also an actor and playwright who has written a play about the war called Last Out—Elegy of a Green Beret that toured with Gary Sinise Foundation and is currently on Amazon Prime.