Colonel (Retired) James P (JP) Hogan

Colonel (Retired) James P (JP) Hogan

JP Hogan

Colonel (Retired) JP Hogan is the Co-Founder and Visionary for How2Lead.US, LLC, (H2L) a leader Development Company serving ROTC cadets and Army cadre members at several universities in the South-Central United States The program also supports Officer and Non-Commissioned Officer professional development programs for US Army active and reserve component units including the Texas National Guard. H2L is the product of the North Texas Audie Murphy 'Passing the Torch' program created in 2011 to support ROTC programs in Texas. The effort focuses on leadership lessons to be gleaned by studying leader decisions and actions throughout history, often on the associated historical sites. On-site venues over the years include several battlefields in the United States, Inchon, Korea, and Normandy, France.

JP was commissioned as a 2LT of Armor in 1970 from the ROTC Program at Eastern Michigan University. During the subsequent 28+ years as a 'muddy boots' soldier, JP led armor and cavalry units at multiple locations worldwide. He is an Army Aviator rated in several US Army rotary wing aircraft.

Following his military service, JP spent over ten years working with senior leadership in automotive companies in the manufacturing and after-market verticals and with the Department of Defense as a consultant and strategic planner. He remains an active leader in several veteran-focused initiatives across North Texas. As a former Director with the Frisco, TX Community Development Corporation (CDC), he worked with city officials (elected and governmental employees) to identify and fund projects directly affecting the quality of life in the community. Awards and Decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, several Meritorious Service Medals, and the Draper Leadership Award

JP completed undergraduate work at Eastern Michigan University, earned a Master of Public Administration at Shippensburg University, and completed post-graduate work in Strategic Studies at the United States Army War College(Resident) in Carlisle, PA.

JP and his wife Arnita are Michigan natives but now reside in Frisco, Texas.