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Robert Prosperi


The battlefield provides a context within which participants can look at each leadership concept, see how it applied during the Battle of Gettysburg, and recognize how it can be applied to their own lives. I have a thorough knowledge of the battle and a lot of experience working with leadership groups, so I’m able to help GLE participants gain important leadership insights based on the history of the battle.

With a passion for history, particularly the Battle of Gettysburg, Licensed Battlefield Guide Bob Prosperi brings deep historical insight about this critical moment in our nation’s history to the Gettysburg Leadership Experience (GLE). A licensed guide for the past 24 years, including working with numerous leadership development groups, Bob believes that the battlefield delivers a powerful experience to help business leaders gain a deeper understanding of the lessons taught through GLE.

Additional Background

  • 17-year tenure working with the National Park Service at the Gettysburg National Military Park, including eight years as a park ranger
  • Has served as one of two Park historians since 2008
  • Past curator for education at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
  • Board director for the Gettysburg town cemetery, the site where President Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address
  • Veteran of the U.S. Army
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Our faculty is made up of instructors and guides, many of whom are licensed battlefield guides. Instructors and guides are chosen for each session based upon the identified goals of the group.

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