Eric Barton, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer
Utilizing a natural ability for building successful multimillion dollar businesses both internationally and domestic, United States Marines veteran Eric Barton currently owns and manages 28 world-reaching entities. As owner, president and CEO, Barton created Vanquish Worldwide LLC in 2007 as a financially solvent, global provider of high quality transportation and logistics, facility support, manpower, security, information technology and construction services to government agencies and commercial clients across the world.
Mr. Barton’s career encompasses 11 years in the Marine Corps as an enlisted and Mustang Officer; contract management in excess of $2.027 billion; employing more than 11,000 people over the past decade; and establishing and managing several companies throughout Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
At the age of 17, Mr. Barton began serving his country by enlisting in the United States Marine Corps (USMC). During his time as a military professional, Mr. Barton received numerous awards and commendations for professionalism, leadership and service above and beyond the call of duty. As a Mustang Officer he was meritoriously promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant, being recognized for his outstanding leadership and devotion to the Corps. As a Captain he served as the National Intelligence Center Senior Analyst for the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa National Intelligence Cell. His daily responsibilities included intelligence fusion, analysis and dissemination, as well as nightly TS SCI briefings to the Commanding General, staff and other governmental agencies working in the seven-country region. In 2004, he was an Honor Graduate from the U.S. Army Chaplain School. Mr. Barton’s formal military training includes graduation from the MarForLant Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection School, Scout Sniper Employment Course, Infantry Officer Course and Ground Intelligence Officers Course.
Vanquish Worldwide LLC is a VA-verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business with 16 worldwide operating locations.
Greg Guiney, Executive Vice President
Mr. Guiney is responsible for developing, managing and executing the company’s overall strategic business growth strategies to meet organizational goals and objectives. He leads our Business Development/Capture, Proposals, Pricing, Contracts, Operations and Quality Management efforts across all six core market sectors. Mr. Guiney brings over 30 years of combined military and government contracting experience including several years throughout the Pacific, Middle East and Africa. His government contracting experience brings Vanquish additional experience to help transition the organization for successful future growth.
Prior to joining Vanquish Worldwide, Mr. Guiney served in several senior positions including Executive Vice President, Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of Operations for both small and large industry leading companies such as Linc Government Services, The Logistics Company, Operations Support & Services and HCI | integrated solutions. He served 21 years in the United States Army in various command and staff positions, including Battalion Command and as a Combined Arms and Service Staff School Instructor.
Mr. Guiney holds a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., as well as a juris doctorate degree from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa.