John Minyard (aka FLASH)
COO, VP, and Co-Founder of Fantail Services LLC
With over four decades of executive leadership and team building experience in high-risk settings, John is dedicated to providing clear direction to help your teams achieve their goals and objectives.
Former Navy Fleet Master Chief
and TOPGUN Instructor
As a former TOPGUN instructor and the 15th Fleet Master Chief in the United States Navy, John led over 140,000 sailors, marines, and civilians before retiring with honorable and faithful service in 2013. He's a graduate and four-year veteran instructor of the US Navy Fighter Weapons School TOPGUN, and an alumnus of the US Senior Enlisted Academy and the National Defense University's Keystone Course.
John is passionate to bring his vast knowledge and experience to the table to assist individuals and teams in achieving their goals in business and life.
Commitment to Success
As Vice President of Fantail Services, John is unwavering in his commitment to providing purpose and direction to ensure the success of your teams. With a passion for improving leadership development and fine-tuning operational methods, John has saved millions of dollars in valuable equipment, property, and most importantly, lives.
Leading Projects Across North America
As a business consultant for the last ten years, John has worked as a Project Manager and Coach, leading projects throughout North America for world-wide oil and gas operations. He is also the Chairman of the Board for Love-Hope-Ranch, a non-profit organization that focuses on healing the invisible wounds of PTS & PTSD among military, first responders, and their families through equine therapy.
Recognized as a Keynote Speaker & Coach of the Year
John's leadership and coaching skills have earned him recognition as "Coach of the Year" among his peers. He is a keynote speaker who speaks on topics such as: