Global Executive Management, Inc., GEM, is a Florida Subchapter S corporation and a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business status. GEM has operated successfully since August, 2002, serving the private sector, commercial industry, the US Department of Defense, and other government agencies. GEM supports the focused training and operational requirements of the US Special Operations Forces and the Intelligence communities. GEM is an ideal business partner as a small business prime or as a subcontractor. GEM's depth of experience delivers professional results to the US Government, foreign governments, and the US Military as well as private industry. GEM's extensive experience and network of contacts delivers professional results to government and private sector clients.

“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys.
Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death!”

– Sun Tzu, quotes from the Art of War

Corporate Biography

Personal Biography

Mr. James Williamson is the President & CEO of Global Executive Management, Inc. GEM is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Incorporated in 2002, GEM serves the dynamic requirements of the US Department Of Defense and other government agencies as well as the needs of the private sector. GEM's extensive experience and network of contacts delivers professional results to government and private sector clients. He is an international leadership and management expert with thirty years of successful executive management, crisis management/mitigation and business development. Williamson has experience in reality-based strategic planning and execution, solution-oriented problem solving, diplomacy, security consulting, and program implementation in corporate and government sectors. He specializes in the development and implementation of strategic planning, risk mitigation, corporate intelligence, and operations in crisis/turnaround environments accessing a personal global network of experts in business, government, security, and international organizations.

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A Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

In addition to his professional and corporate responsibilities, Mr. Williamson has enjoyed a successful military career spanning thirty years. Commissioned a Lieutenant of Infantry in 1982, Williamson served in Germany and then in the 82d Airborne Division in North Carolina. Graduating the Special Forces Qualification Course in 1989, Williamson went on to serve in the Gulf War and subsequent humanitarian actions in Southwest Asia before leaving active duty as a Captain for the private sector in 1992. 

Williamson remained an active reservist in a variety of Special Forces joint and combined assignments at NATO, SOCCENT, USSOCOM, and other special operations units. Assignments have included senior Counter Drug Officer, Counter Terrorism Officer, J3X, J2X, Joint Support Activity (JSA) Squadron Commander and, subsequently, as Deputy Commander, Joint Operations Support Element (JOSE). He has served in the US and overseas to include Europe, the Balkans, Afghanistan, and Iraq, and other overseas locations. 


Mr. Williamson retired in 2012 as a Colonel with 33 years of Special Operations and intelligence experience to include Combined and Joint Staff service with NATO, SOCCENT and USSOCOM. He is a veteran of The Gulf War, Provide Comfort (Kurdish Refugee Humanitarian Relief), Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), Operation Iraqi Freedom and other support to the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).  Mr. Williamson holds a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Delaware with a major in Political Science. He holds a Master’s Degree in Government Contracting from George Washington University. He is a member of the Special Forces Association (SFA) and the Association For Intelligence Officers (AFIO).


GEM is an ideal partner as a SDVOSB small business prime or for rounding a small business plan as a subcontract teammate.

Williamson was cofounder and Vice President of WorldWide Language Resources building the company from startup to over $100M yearly gross revenues. After twelve years he left WWLR to head Shee Atika Services, SAS, as President & CEO. Operating this 8(a) Alaska Native Owned Corporation for three years, he returned to operate his own company, Global Executive Management. GEM primarily supports the SOF and Intelligence Communities. He is also the founder of Sight & Sound Innovations, Inc. and Global Paradigms, LLC.