Innovation Blog

Highly Decorated U.S. Army Ranger Joins YOUR6


Highly Decorated U.S. Army Ranger Joins YOUR6 as COO

YOUR6 is pleased to announce the hiring of retired Army Ranger Jesse Yandell. Jesse will be chief operating officer of the firm and is responsible for ensuring that business operations, systems, and services are efficient and effective, as well as driving both performance and strategic measures for operations. Jesse comes to YOUR6 with an impressive track record of leading in high-stress environments, coaching and counseling for top performance, and developing innovative leadership solutions as both an accomplished military professional and business consultant.

Jesse is an amazing addition to our team and a kindred spirit, said YOUR6 Co-Founder Michael Haynes. This is a very important time for our company to stay on point. Jesse adds to the quality of our management team and will keep us moving in the right direction at all times. I am sure of this! We are blessed to have him with us. Devine timing!!

Before joining LDR, Jesse worked at a leadership consulting firm as an associate where he focused on executive coaching and leadership development programs.

Jesse served in the U.S Army for 20 years where he was a member of both the 1st and 2nd Ranger Battalions, 75th Ranger Regiment (1/75), holding a variety of leadership roles. He had 15 combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, before retiring as a First Sergeant. Additionally, he has been awarded the Purple Heart, six Bronze Stars (including a Bronze Star with Valor), two Meritorious Service medals, the Order of St. Maurice, and the Legion of Merit.

In his spare time, Jesse is an advocate for bettering the lives of American veterans. He actively works with multiple veteran-focused non-profit organizations, including the Hooah Foundation, where he was national VP, and American Dream U, where he served as an advisor. He currently lives in Columbia, South Carolina, with his wife, Taryn, and their 4-year-old twins, Braya and Justin.

About YOUR6

Your6 is a business intelligence hiring firm focused on providing an array of innovative hiring and transition tools and services, including customized assessments, advanced data analytics, and leadership that helps veterans and organizations achieve the best possible employment opportunities. We operate as a conduit between transforming the language of military experience and individual potential, translating it into the civilian lexicon, and aligning candidates with the best opportunities, helping you make the most informed hiring decision for your company. YOUR6 was built by former servicemen and women in partnership with civilians with deep corporate experience. We’re here to modernize and revolutionize hiring and career transitions.

New to MassChallenge?

Visit the Join section of our site to learn more about the organization and how you may benefit by getting involved.

Upcoming events