Gary Rosholt – Nominee for Member-at-Large

Gary Rosholt

Board Member
AmCham Abu Dhabi
Chair, U.S.-U.A.E. Public Affairs Committee
AmCham Abu Dhabi
VP / Executive Director
L3Harris Technologies
Citizenship: U.S.A

Falcon Club Member

Gary Rosholt is the L3Harris Technologies Corporate Vice President  for Middle East Operations. He leads  the corporate office in Abu Dhabi and  is responsible for all aspects of the  company’s business interests in the  Middle East region, including strategy,  operations, and growth of L3Harris programs as well as successful  execution of all ongoing business.  Previously, he was a partner and Chief  Executive Officer of Trident Military Equipment Trading, LLC in Abu Dhabi,  United Arab Emirates. 

In 2015, Rear Admiral Rosholt retired  from the US Navy after more than 35  years of active and reserve military  service as a US Navy SEAL. 

Highlighting his career was his Flag  officer assignment as the Senior Defense Official / Defense Attaché in the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi and  prior to that, the Deputy Commanding  General, Special Operations Command  for the United States Central  Command.

Operational assignments included  deployments with SEAL Teams,  Underwater Demolition Teams and  Special Boat Units to the Western  Pacific and Middle East regions. In his  civilian career, he was a consultant  focusing on US Special Operations peculiar research, development and  acquisition programs. 

Mr. Rosholt is a graduate of the  University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a degree in Electrical  Engineering and holds a Master of  Science degree in Operations  Management from the University of  Arkansas. He was licensed as a  Professional Engineer by the Commonwealth of Virginia.