Terry Speegle

MBA / President & SDV Co-Founder

Mr. Speegle, MBA, a Service-Disabled Veteran of the U.S. Army, is President and Co-Founder of Duty First Consulting.

He provides strategic direction for the firm and oversees all service areas and client solutions. Mr. Speegle is committed to delivering innovative and actionable management and technology solutions to government clients in both the United States and abroad. With over 20 years of consulting experience focusing on business process, strategy, and information technology and management, Mr. Speegle has extensive experience in the delivery of management consulting and systems integration services.

Prior to Duty First Consulting, Mr. Speegle was responsible for consulting engagements at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), US Military Health System (MHS) and other government clients while working as a managing director at BearingPoint, Inc. (formerly KPMG LLP & KPMG Consulting). In this role, Mr. Speegle managed programs and delivered a wide variety of services dealing with Veterans, transitioning soldiers, and other public beneficiary stakeholders. He also led the architecture and strategic development teams of the Virtual VA program at Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA).

Mr. Speegle has lectured on computer science and business at Florida State University and the University of Otago and Nassey in Aukland, New Zealand.

Areas of Expertise:

Disability Claims Processes, Veterans Benefits, Paperless Claims Processing, Business Process Reengineering, Program Evaluation, Strategic Planning, IT Architecture and Systems Integration, and Project Management.

Industry Experience

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA),Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Disease Control (CDC), Department of Energy, Strategic Petroleum Reserve, United States Military Health System (MHS) Army/Air Force Exchange Service, State of Florida, Division of Retirement, Auckland, New Zealand City Council


Mr. Speegle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Foreign Area Studies (Middle East) and Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He earned a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Houston.